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What is another word for tarnished?

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Adjective
Affected by rust
“Coins spilled into the tarnished metal dish, and they were promptly scooped up by Daryl.”
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Having one's original color tarnished or stained
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“The dimly lit enclosure consisted of wooden walls tarnished with soot, and an earthen floor baked a dull red under the heat of iron forgings.”
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Having been damaged or destroyed
“Their material, ripped and torn, resembled the tarnished walls.”
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Feeling or expressing bitterness or indignation at having been treated unfairly
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Faded or discolored from exposure to the atmosphere or weather
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Not fresh
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Not worthy or respect or honor
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Past tense for to lose or cause to lose luster, especially as a result of exposure to air or moisture
“Gold was valued from ancient times because it did not tarnish or rust like other metals.”
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Past tense for to cause to become soiled or dirty
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“Shana shuffled forward on her knees, careful not to tarnish her dress as she did so on the mossy ground.”
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Past tense for to cause to become damaged
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“Read the care label to make sure that you don't burn or tarnish the fabric while ironing.”
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Past tense for to bring disrepute to, especially through aspersions
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“These letters contained several humorous depictions that would tarnish the family's reputation, perhaps irreparably.”
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Past tense for to decrease the value, character, or quality of
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Past tense for convert into oxide
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Past tense for to lose, or cause to lose, color or brightness
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Past tense for to oxidize or be affected with rust
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Past tense for to eat away by degrees
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Past tense for to make, or cause to be, blur or dim
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