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defilement

Οὔτοι συνέχθειν, ἀλλὰ συμφιλεῖν ἔφυν -> I was not born to hate, but to love.
Sophocles, Antigone 523

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substantive

P. and V. μίασμα τό, ἄγος, τό (Thuc., 2, 13), V. μύσος, τό, λῦμα, τό.

pollution: P. μιαρία, ἡ.

Met., taint: P. and V. κηλίς, ἡ; see taint.