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

  Begrime \Be*grime"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Begrimed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Begriming.]
     To soil with grime or dirt deeply impressed or rubbed in.
     [1913 Webster]
           Books falling to pieces and begrimed with dust.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes
           when you play outside!" [syn: dirty, soil, begrime,
           grime, colly, bemire] [ant: clean, make clean]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "begrime":
     bemire, bemud, besmoke, besoil, dirt, dirty, dirty up, dust, foul,
     grime, mire, muck, muck up, muddy, slime, smirch, smoke, smooch,
     smudge, soot, tarnish

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