Besmirch vs Voluminous - What's the difference?

besmirch | voluminous |


As a verb besmirch

is to make dirty; to soil.

As an adjective voluminous is

of or pertaining to volume or volumes.

besmirch

English

Verb

(es)
  • To make dirty; to soil.
  • To tarnish something, especially someone's reputation; to debase.
  • The newspaper was on a campaign to besmirch the actor.

    voluminous

    English

    (Webster 1913)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to volume or volumes.
  • Consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions.
  • Of great volume, or bulk; large.
  • Having written much, or produced many volumes; copious; diffuse; as, a voluminous writer.