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 for flyblown
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flyblown \Fly"blown`\, a.
     Tainted or contaminated with flyblows; damaged; foul.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Wherever flyblown reputations were assembled.
                                                    --Thackeray.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  flyblown
      adj 1: spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies;
             "flyblown meat"; "a sack of maggoty apricots" [syn:
             flyblown, maggoty]
      2: foul and run-down and repulsive; "a flyblown bar on the edge
         of town"; "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest
         part of town"; "squalid living conditions"; "sordid
         shantytowns" [syn: flyblown, squalid, sordid]
      3: especially of reputation; "a flyblown reputation"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "flyblown":
     barfy, blasted, blighted, blown, crappy, despoiled, disgusting,
     fecal, feculent, fetid, filthy, foul, frowsty, frowsy, frowzy,
     fusty, gloppy, gunky, icky, maggoty, malodorous, mephitic,
     mildewed, moldering, moldy, moth-eaten, mucky, musty, nasty,
     nauseating, odious, ordurous, puky, putrid, rank, ravaged,
     repulsive, rotten, scabby, scummy, scurfy, shitty, slabby, slimy,
     sloppy, sloshy, sludgy, slushy, smutted, smutty, sposhy, vile,
     vomity, weevily, worm-eaten, wormy, yecchy
  
  

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