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The act or state of staining
The natural colour, texture, and appearance of a person's skin, especially of the face
Present participle for to mark or discolor with something that is not easily removed
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“Some foods can stain teeth, as of course can smoking.”
Present participle for to tarnish with something undesirable
“Indeed, he moaned so constantly during the journey, sitting as he was on a rusty stool, so as to permanently stain his reputation as a man.”
Present participle for to give or add color to
“First, stain the wood with blue aniline, then with a saturated solution of spirit crimson or grenadine, which is a magenta red.”
Present participle for to sully the good name of someone
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“But if an adversary should stain my reputation with injurious falsehoods, how am I to obtain redress?”
Present participle for to put a coating on, especially as a final touch
Present participle for to lose or cause to lose luster, especially as a result of exposure to air or moisture
Present participle for to make, or cause to be, blur or dim
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