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filth

 
 
pronunciation:
fIlth
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part of speech: noun
definition: material that is dirty, disgusting, or foul.
The bottom of the garbage can was covered with a layer of filth.
synonyms:
dirt
similar words:
garbage, grime, refuse, slime, slop, trash
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The word filth contains the following part:
-th2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means the act or state of
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The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth " from "warm" and "depth " from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth " from "bear" and "stealth" from "steal").