muck

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. dirt, foulness, filth, slime, mud; pornography, smut, obscenity. See uncleanness.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. refuse, dung, waste; see trash 1 , 3 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. manure dung, compost, fertilizer, *crap, ooze.
2. scandalous information lowdown, *skinny, slander, gossip, *dirt, *goods. see muckraking
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A viscous, usually offensively dirty substance: mire, ooze, slime, slop, sludge, slush. See CLEAN. 2. Foul or dirty matter: dirt, filth, grime. Slang: crud. See CLEAN. II verb To soil with mud. Also used with up: bemire, mire, mud, muddy, slush. See CLEAN.

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