tarnish[ tahr-nish ]SEE DEFINITION OF tarnish
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TARNISH
The moment anybody peers at you you show a tarnish, and get put off.
Was there not gold enough in his hair before, that he should tarnish it with this crown?
So many of us tarnish our victories by the manner in which we display them.
Though the drops were salt, they would not tarnish the gold.
No one is trying to tarnish this person; no one has thought of it.
The honour of his name is in my keeping, he says, and he looks to me to do nothing to tarnish it.
They wished to tarnish our military glory; but they made a mistake.
I kept saying to myself, 'Which of yon will tarnish it first?'
For what I saw in her dear eyes was so innocent and so full of trust that I could not tarnish the ideal.
He is not worth the tarnish that he will spread upon your good name.