Filth

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Negative ConnotationPlay
The word 'filth' implies strong disapproval and is not used for ordinary untidiness. SlideThe abandoned lot was full of filth and debris.
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Enhances DescriptivenessPlay
Use 'filth' to vividly describe environments that are extremely dirty or disgusting. SlideAfter the flood, the streets were strewn with filth.
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'Filth' often refers to something tangible that one can see and needs cleaning. SlideHer shoes were caked with filth after the hike.