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Adjective
Deprived of color, or given the wrong color
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Sullied or tainted in some manner
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Covered or marked with an unclean substance
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Offended
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Not fresh
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Not worthy or respect or honor
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Having no shine or luster
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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 convert into oxide
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Past tense for be affected with rust
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Past tense for to eat away by degrees
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(of colors) Past tense for to render pale or less bright
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Past tense for to make, or cause to be, blur or dim
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