Word:

Slur

Pronunciation: slûr
v. t.1.To soil; to sully; to contaminate; to disgrace.
[imp. & p. p. Slurred (slûrd); p. pr. & vb. n. Slurring (slûr"rĭng).]
2.To disparage; to traduce.
3.To cover over; to disguise; to conceal; to pass over lightly or with little notice.
4.To cheat, as by sliding a die; to trick.
To slur men of what they fought for.
- Hudibras.
5.To pronounce indistinctly; as, to slur syllables; to slur one's words.
6.(Mus.) To sing or perform in a smooth, gliding style; to connect smoothly in performing, as several notes or tones.
7.(Print.) To blur or double, as an impression from type; to mackle.
n.1.A mark or stain; hence, a slight reproach or disgrace; a stigma; a reproachful intimation; an innuendo.
2.A trick played upon a person; an imposition.
3.(Mus.) A mark, thus [
4.In knitting machines, a contrivance for depressing the sinkers successively by passing over them.
Noun1.slur - (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
2.slur - a disparaging remark; "in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion"; "it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility"
Synonyms: aspersion
3.Slurslur - a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
Synonyms: blot, smirch, smudge, daub, smear, spot
Verb1.slur - play smoothly or legato; "the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata"
2.slur - speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur; "your comments are slurring your co-workers"
3.slur - utter indistinctly
4.slur - become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
Synonyms: blur, dim
accent, accent mark, affront, asperse, aspersion, attaint, bad-mouth, badge of infamy, bar, bar sinister, baton, bedaub, befoul, bend sinister, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, bespatter, bestain, black eye, black mark, blacken, blink, blot, blow upon, blur, brand, broad arrow, calumniate, calumny, cancel, cantando, carefully ignore, cast aspersions on, cast reflections on, censure, champain, character, cold-shoulder, custos, cut a corner, cut corners, darken, daub, defame, defile, demilegato, denigrate, dip into, direct, dirty, disapprove, discolor, discredit, disparage, disparagement, disregard, dodge, dot, examine cursorily, execution, expose, expose to infamy, expression, expression mark, fermata, fingering, fudge, garble, gibbet, give the once-over, glance at, glissando, gloss over, hang in effigy, hold, ignore, imputation, innuendo, insinuation, insult, intonation, key signature, lead, legato, libel, ligature, lisp, malign, mark, mark of Cain, measure, metronomic mark, mezzo staccato, mumble, music-making, notation, obloquy, odium, onus, page through, parlando, pass over, pass over lightly, pause, performance, personal remark, personality, pianism, pillory, pillorying, pizzicato, point champain, presa, put-down, reflection, rendering, rendition, repercussion, reprimand, reproach, rubato, scamp, scan, scorch, sear, segno, sign, signature, singe, skid, skim, skim over, skim the surface, skimp, skip over, slam, slander, slidder, slight, slip, slip through, slubber, slubber over, slur over, sly suggestion, smear, smirch, smoke, smudge, smutch, soil, spiccato, spot, staccato, stain, stigma, stigmatism, stigmatization, stigmatize, stricture, stutter, suggestion, sully, swell, symbol, taint, tarnish, tear down, tempo mark, thumb through, tie, time signature, touch, touch upon, touch upon lightly, traduce, uncomplimentary remark, vilify, vinculum, whispering campaign, zip through
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Slumberingly
Slumberless
Slumberous
Slumbery
Slumbrous
slumgullion
Slumgum
Slumming
slummy
Slump
slumped
Slumpy
Slums
Slung
Slung shot
Slunk
-- Slur --
slur over
slurp
Slurred
slurry
Slush
slush around
slush fund
Slushy
Slut
Slutch
Slutchy
Sluthhound
Sluttery
Sluttish
sluttishness
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