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stains

noun
plural of stain

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a mark of guilt or disgrace
  • the stain of this cowardly act would haunt him for the rest of his career

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2 a substance used to color other materials
  • applied several coats of stain to the wood

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stains

verb
present tense third-person singular of stain

Synonyms & Antonyms of stains (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to affect slightly with something morally bad or undesirable
  • her poor choice of companions stained her reputation somewhat

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2 to give color or a different color to
  • stained the table to look like cherry

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“Stains.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stains. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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