taint

629 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[tˈe͡ɪnt], [tˈe‍ɪnt], [t_ˈeɪ_n_t]
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Synonyms for Taint:

blemish (verb)

abrade, blemish, blister, blot, check, chip, crack, damage, deface, defect, deform, discolor, disfigure, distort, dot, flaw, fleck, fracture, freckle, gash, hack, hurt, kink, mar, mark, nick, notch, pockmark, scar, score, scrape, scratch, scuff, slit, speck, splotch, spoil, spot, stain, tarnish.

dirty (verb)

befoul, besmirch, contaminate, defile, dirty, foul, muddy, pollute, putrefy, smear, smirch, smudge, soil, streak, sully.

Other synonyms and related words:

A, Distain, Empoison, a blot on one's escutcheon, abase, abomination, abuse, abusive, acrimonious, addle, admixture, adulterate, adulteration, aerial infection, affect, affect unduly, affect unfairly, afflict, aggrieve, airborne infection, alert, alloy, angrily, aroma, asperse, aspersion, astute, attainder, attaint, attribute, badge, badge of infamy, bar sinister, baseness, bastardize, baton, be consumed, becloud, bedaub, befog, beggar, begrease, begrime, belittle, bemire, benasty, bend sinister, beslime, besmear, besmirchment, besmoke, bespatter, bestain, bewitch, bias, bite, biting, bitter, bitterly, black eye, black mark, black spot, blacken, blast, blemished, blight, bloodstain, blot sully, blotch, blow upon, blur, brand, break, break down, bribe, brief, bright, broad arrow, broodingly, bug, buy, cachet, calumniate, canker, cantankerously, carrier, cast, cast a slur, cast aspersions on, catch, caustic, censure, champain, character, characteristic, cheapen, clobber, cloud, coarsen, color, colour, communicability, communicate, condemn, configuration, confound, contagion, contagiousness, contaminant, contamination, contemplatively, contumelious, cook, corrupt, corruption, cost, cover with dust, crabbed, crook, crossly, crucify, crud up, crumble, cryptogenic infection, curse, cut, dab, dabble, daggle, darken, dash, daub, deadly, debase, debasement, debauch, decay, decompose, defamation, defame, defection, deficiency, defilement, deflower, defoedation, deformity, degenerate, degradation, degrade, dehumanize, demean, demerit, demoralise, demoralize, denaturalize, denature, denigrate, dent, deprave, depravity, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, desecrate, despoil, destroy, deteriorate, detract, devaluate, devalue, differentia, differential, dilute, diminish, direct infection, dirt, disadvantage, disapprove, discolour, discredit, disease, disfavour, disfigurement, disgrace, dishonor, dishonour, disintegrate, dismally, disparage, disparagement, disrepute, disserve, distinct, distinctive feature, distress, do a mischief, do evil, do ill, do wrong, do wrong by, doctor, doggish, doom, dourly, drabble, draggle, drawback, drive, droplet infection, dust infection, dye, earmark, embarrass, embase, endemic, envenom, enviously, epidemic, epidemiology, epizootic, error, expel, expose, expose to infamy, exulcerate, eyesore, failing, failure, falsify, fault, faute, feature, fetor, figure, filth, flavor, flavour, flick, flyspeck, fog, foible, foulness, fox, frailty, furiously, gap, get into trouble, gibbet, give a bad name, give a black eye to, gloomily, glumly, go bad, go to pot, go to seed, grim, grimly, gust, half blood, hallmark, hand infection, hang in effigy, harass, harm, haze over, hex, hint, hole, hot, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, ill-treat, ill-use, illness, impair, imperfection, impress, impression, impugn, impurity, imputation, inadequacy, incisive, incline, index, indignantly, indirect infection, individualism, infamy, infect, infection, infectiousness, infest, infestation, infiltrate, infirmity, influence, infuse, infusion, injure, inkling, innuendo, inquinate, insinuation, inspire, instil, instill, intelligent, intense, intimation, irascible, jealously, jinx, keynote, leaven, libel, lineaments, little problem, loophole, lower, macula, maculate, maculation, macule, make worse, maliciously, malign, maltreat, mannerism, marking, meditatively, menace, mess, mildew, misdirect, mist, mistake, mistreat, misuse, mix, mold, molder, moodily, morosely, mottle, mould, moulder, mouldy, mucor, murkily, murrain, musingly, must, nasty, nature, neutralize, not keep, obnubilate, obscure, odor, odour, offset, onus, outrage, overcast, overshadow, palate, pandemic, particularity, patch, peculiarity, peevish, peevishly, penetrate, pensively, pepper, perish, permeate, persecute, pervade, perverse, perversion, pervert, pestilence, petulantly, phytogenic infection, pillory, pillorying, piquancy, piquant, place, plague, play havoc with, play hob with, point champain, poison, poisonous, pollution, poor, pox, predispose, prejudice, primary infection, problem, profane, prompt, property, punish, put back, putrefaction, putrescence, pyogenic infection, quality, quirk, ravage, ravish, redolence, reduce, reflect on, reflection, relish, render unclean, reprimand, reproach, resentfully, revile, revolutionise, revolutionize, rift, roil, rot, rot away, rotten, rottenness, rubigo, ruin, salt, sapidity, sapor, sarcastic, saturate, sauce, savage, savor, scandal, scandalize, scarce, scathe, scorch, scourge, seal, seamy side, sear, seasoning, secondary infection, sepsis, septicity, set back, shade, shame, shape, sharp, short, shortcoming, shrewd, singe, singularity, slander, slant, slaver, sling mud on, slubber, slur, smack, smoke, smouch, smut, smutch, snag, snarling, soiliness, soilure, something missing, sophisticate, soupcon, sour, sourly, spatter, specialty, speckle, spice, spike, spitefully, splash, splatter, splodge, spray, sprinkling, stamp, stigma, stigmatism, stigmatization, stigmatize, subclinical infection, subvert, suggestion, sulkily, sullen, sullenly, sullying, surly, suspicion, sway, tainted, tainture, tamper with, tang, tar, taste, tempering, thought, thoughtfully, threaten, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, token, torment, torture, touch, toxic, trace, traduce, trait, trash, trenchant, trick, turn, twist, ulcerate, unclean, undermine, varnish, vector, venom, venomous, vestige, vileness, vilification, vilify, violate, virulent, virus, vitiate, vulgarize, vulnerable place, warp, water, water down, waterborne infection, weak link, weak point, weak spot, weaken, weakness, wither, worsen, wound, wreak havoc, wreak havoc on, wreck, wrong, zoogenic infection.

Rhymes for Taint:

  1. paint, faint, quaint, saint, feint;
  2. complaint, restraint, constraint, acquaint;

Quotes for Taint:

  1. Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint Samuel Butler.
  2. But it seems that the judging maybe they shouldn't at least see the practices all week long. That can taint the way they go into the judging and the outlook of what's going to happen, instead of just watching those four minutes and judging on those minutes alone. Nancy Kerrigan.

Idioms of Taint:

  1. taint sth with sth;