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synonyms for attaint

  • blemish
  • blot
  • disgrace
  • dishonor
  • shame
  • spot
  • taint
  • tarnish
  • black eye
  • black mark
  • humiliation
  • ignominy
  • stigma
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antonyms for attaint

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  • esteem
  • honor
  • respect
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How to use attaint in a sentence

Now Parliament was called on by the king himself to attaint his ministers and his Queens.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
Others of his following failed not in the "attaint," and horses and troopers floundered in the sand.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
It is proposed to attaint men for religion, and also for birth.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
Hereditaryship is, in this sense, as much an attaint upon principle, as an outrage upon society.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS PAINE, VOLUME IITHOMAS PAINE
It is an attaint upon character; a sort of privateering on family property.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS PAINE, VOLUME IITHOMAS PAINE
The Juries Act of 1825, in abolishing writs of attaint, made a special exemption as regards jurors guilty of embracery ( 61).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The defendant, when sued in England on a bill, pleaded the attaint of the plaintiff, who had received the pardon of Macquarie.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
The tender of a ship or of a locomotive is the attender, and taint is aphetic for attaint, Fr.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
Ye can see the power with her o' this foreign fiddler, that it drives her so to attaint her own brother.
THE HISTORICAL NIGHTS' ENTERTAINMENTRAFAEL SABATINI
Hither he came, when attaint was lifted, late in those tottering years.
THE SPELL OF SCOTLANDKEITH CLARK
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WORDS RELATED TO ATTAINT

  • adjudge
  • attaint
  • bring to justice
  • condemn
  • declare guilty
  • doom
  • frame
  • imprison
  • pass sentence on
  • pronounce guilty
  • put away
  • put the screws to
  • rap
  • send up
  • send up the river
  • sentence
  • throw the book at
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