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inquinō āvī, ātus, āre,

to befoul, stain, pollute, defile: merdis caput inquiner albis Corvorum, H.: inquinet arma situs, O.—Fig., to pollute, defile, corrupt, contaminate, debase: amicitiam nomine criminoso: splendorem honestatis: senatum, L.: famam alterius, L.: se vitiis: nuptīas et genus et domos, H.: aere tempus aureum, H.

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