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synonyms for tarnish

  • damage
  • defame
  • dim
  • dull
  • embarrass
  • harm
  • hurt
  • impair
  • mar
  • muddy
  • pollute
  • smear
  • spoil
  • stain
  • sully
  • taint
  • tar
  • befoul
  • begrime
  • blacken
  • blemish
  • blot
  • contaminate
  • darken
  • defile
  • discolor
  • disgrace
  • grime
  • injure
  • pale
  • rust
  • slander
  • smudge
  • soil
  • spot
  • vitiate
  • lose luster
  • lose shine
See also synonyms for: tarnished / tarnishes / untarnished

antonyms for tarnish

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  • aid
  • assist
  • benefit
  • clean
  • fix
  • heal
  • help
  • improve
  • mend
  • please
  • beautify
  • brighten
  • cure
  • honor
  • lighten
  • praise
  • purify
  • whiten
  • polish
  • uncorrupt
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How to use tarnish in a sentence

You can also use the packets to mitigate tarnish or corrosion of metal jewelry, so stick some in your jewelry box.
5 REASONS TO HOLD ON TO OLD SILICA GEL PACKETSBRIDGET REED MORAWSKIJULY 27, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
If he breathed, it was only that feeble respiration which could scarcely tarnish the surface of a mirror.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
It is easy to understand that gold and silver thread of this pure description, unlike tinsel finery, it is not liable to tarnish.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
The aluminum utensils will be always shining, for the material of which they are made will not tarnish.
THE AMERICAN COUNTRY GIRLMARTHA FOOTE CROW
Prizes are offered at Lyons for the best mode of manufacturing gold and silver thread that will not tarnish.
NEEDLEWORK AS ARTMARIAN ALFORD
He has deposited it safely, where misfortune can not tarnish it, where malice can not blast it.
A COMPILATION OF THE MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTSEDITED BY JAMES D. RICHARDSON
Oh, will you for a caprice forego the satisfaction of doing a noble deed, and tarnish with blood the annals of a beneficent reign?
THE ARAB'S PLEDGEEDWARD L. MITFORD
Winter snow and spring thaw had done no harm to the gold which could not rust nor to the pearls which could not tarnish.
WOLF BREEDJACKSON GREGORY
It's above all we can do to tarnish it with our little prejudices.
THE HEART OF THE DESERTHONOR WILLSIE MORROW
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TARNISH

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