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1. To imbue or impregnate with something extraneous, especially with something odious, noxious, or poisonous; hence, to corrupt; to infect; to poison; as, putrid substance taint the air.

2. To stain; to sully; to tarnish. His unkindness may defeat my life, But never taint my love. (Shak)

Synonym: To contaminate, defile, pollute, corrupt, infect, disease, vitiate, poison.

Origin: F. Teint, p.p. Of teindre to dye, tinge, fr. L. Tingere, tinctum. See Tinge, and cf. Tint.

1. Tincture; hue; colour; tinge.

2. Infection; corruption; deprivation. He had inherited from his parents a scrofulous taint, which it was beyond the power of medicine to remove. (Macaulay)

3. A blemish on reputation; stain; spot; disgrace.

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