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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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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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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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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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To decrease the value, character, or quality of
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To lose, or cause to lose, color or brightness
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Be affected with rust
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To make, or cause to be, blur or dim
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