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1. taint

noun. ['ˈteɪnt'] the state of being contaminated.

Synonyms

  • dust contamination
  • impureness
  • contamination

Antonyms

  • show
  • clear up
  • brighten
  • reality

Etymology

  • atteinte (French)
  • tingere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Taint

  • constraint
  • restraint
  • jonassaint
  • complaint
  • repaint
  • acquaint
  • quaint
  • saint
  • paint
  • feint
  • faint
  • ain't

Example sentences of the word taint


1. Verb, base form
However, you should not allow the bullying tactics of one person to taint the rest of your life.

2. Noun, singular or mass
It could permeate the meat and taint its flavor.

Quotes containing the word taint


1. The cynic sees only cynicism, the depressive can taint creation with one glance
- Anna Funder

2. taint

verb. ['ˈteɪnt'] contaminate with a disease or microorganism.

Synonyms

  • superinfect
  • pollute
  • foul
  • smut
  • infect

Antonyms

  • honor
  • succeed
  • moral
  • incorruptness

Etymology

  • atteinte (French)
  • tingere (Latin)

3. taint

verb. ['ˈteɪnt'] place under suspicion or cast doubt upon.

Synonyms

  • sully
  • impair
  • mar
  • defile
  • spoil
  • corrupt
  • deflower
  • vitiate

Antonyms

  • honest
  • lawful
  • straight
  • dishonesty

Etymology

  • atteinte (French)
  • tingere (Latin)
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