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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To dull, stain, or discolor.

Usage examples (36)
  • Here's my Golden Rule for a tarnished age: Be fair with others, but keep after them until they're fair with you.
  • I used to love doing it and if the tarnish is on it and the glow goes off it, you can kind of walk away for a while.
  • But the real damage Palin's July 3rd declaration of independence from her job has will long outlast the short term tarnish of a news cycle.
  • Furthermore, how exactly would a Martin loss "tarnish" Obama's big win? for more
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