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tarnished

adjective

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tarnished

verb
past tense of tarnish

Synonyms & Antonyms of tarnished (Entry 2 of 2)

to affect slightly with something morally bad or undesirable
  • a false accusation that nonetheless tarnished her reputation

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“Tarnished.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tarnished. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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