tar·​nal | \ ˈtärnᵊl, ˈtȧn- \

Definition of tarnal

: damned used as a mild imprecationpaid a tarnal high price for it— C. G. Loomisfire is a cruel, tarnal thing— Conrad Richter

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Other Words from tarnal

tarnally \ -​ᵊlē , -​ᵊli \ adverb, dialectal

History and Etymology for tarnal

alteration of eternal

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“Tarnal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tarnal. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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