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See definition of tainting on Dictionary.com
  • as inpestilent
  • as inpestilent/pestilential
  • as inpollution

synonyms for tainting

  • baneful
  • contagious
  • contaminating
  • corrupting
  • deadly
  • deleterious
  • destructive
  • detrimental
  • diseased
  • evil
  • fatal
  • harmful
  • infectious
  • injurious
  • lethal
  • mortal
  • noxious
  • pernicious
  • pestiferous
  • pestilential
  • ruinous
  • troublesome
  • vicious
  • abuse
  • corruption
  • deterioration
  • infection
  • adulteration
  • blight
  • decomposition
  • defilement
  • desecration
  • dirtying
  • foulness
  • impairment
  • impurity
  • misuse
  • profanation
  • rottenness
  • spoliation
  • taint
  • uncleanness
  • vitiation
  • fouling
  • greenhouse effect
  • polluting
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How to use tainting in a sentence

Slavery withers the affections and happiness of home at their very root, by tainting female purity.
SLAVERYWILLIAM E. CHANNING
To keep the wood from tainting, we invariably, every time we dipped out rennet and exposed new surface, rubbed it with salt.
HINTS ON DAIRYINGT. D. CURTIS
I think by this time the old fallacy of musk-rats tainting beer and wine in bottles by simply running over them is exploded.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
At last he came to a ruined city, where a number of corpses were lying about unburied, tainting the air with pestilence.
POLISH FAIRY TALESA. J. GLINSKI
Tainting its title the sinister name of Moebus seemed to reoccur persistently in his confused imagination.
THE DANGER MARKROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Troublesome in pastures and tainting the flavor of butter; in wheat it taints the flavor of flour.
SEEDS OF MICHIGAN WEEDSW. J. (WILLIAM JAMES) BEAL
Why should she have this unmistakable prescience of something stale and tainting which she had never felt?
THE BRIMMING CUPDOROTHY CANFIELD FISHER
Their strength withstands all forcible winds, their sap of that quality is not subiect to wormes and tainting.
A NEW ORCHARD AND GARDENWILLIAM LAWSON
The skins then enter the tainting stove, and the operation is commenced by a slight injection of live steam.
ANIMAL PROTEINSHUGH GARNER BENNETT
They are then washed with fresh water to remove the excess of lime, drained, and then enter the tainting stove.
ANIMAL PROTEINSHUGH GARNER BENNETT
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WORDS RELATED TO TAINTING

  • baneful
  • contagious
  • contaminating
  • corrupting
  • deadly
  • deleterious
  • destructive
  • detrimental
  • diseased
  • evil
  • fatal
  • harmful
  • infectious
  • injurious
  • lethal
  • mortal
  • noxious
  • pernicious
  • pestiferous
  • pestilential
  • ruinous
  • tainting
  • troublesome
  • vicious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.