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flyblown adj
1 spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies; "flyblown meat"; "a sack of maggoty apricots" [syn: 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: squalid, sordid]
3 especially of reputation; "the senator's seriously damaged reputation"; "a flyblown reputation"; "a tarnished reputation"; "inherited a spotted name" [syn: besmirched, damaged, spotted, stained, sullied, tainted, tarnished]flyblown See flyblow

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