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spoiling

 
Noun spoiling has 2 senses
  1. spoilage, spoiling - the process of becoming spoiled
    --1 is a kind of decay
    --1 has particulars: mildew, mold; souring
    Derived form: verb spoil2
  2. spoil, spoiling, spoilage - the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it; "her spoiling my dress was deliberate"
    --2 is a kind of injury
    Derived form: verb spoil1
Verb spoil has 8 senses
  1. botch, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up - make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
    --1 is one way to fail, go wrong, miscarry
    Derived forms: noun spoil2, noun spoilage3, noun spoiling2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  2. spoil, go bad - become unfit for consumption or use; "the meat must be eaten before it spoils"
    --2 is one way to decay
    Derived forms: noun spoilage2, noun spoiling1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. corrupt, spoil - alter from the original
    --3 is one way to modify
    Derived form: noun spoliation1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby, coddle, mollycoddle, spoil, indulge - treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
    --4 is one way to treat, handle, do by
    Derived form: noun spoiler3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk - hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
    --5 is one way to prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. itch, spoil - have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight"
    --6 is one way to desire, want
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
  7. rape, spoil, despoil, violate, plunder - destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
    --7 is one way to destroy, ruin
    Derived forms: noun spoil1, noun spoil3, noun spoliation2, noun spoilation1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. mar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate - make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
    --8 is one way to damage
    Derived form: noun spoil2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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