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tincturing

[ tingk-cher ]SEE DEFINITION OF tincturing
  • as intinge
  • as intint
  • as indye

Synonyms for tincturing

  • imbue
  • suffuse
  • complexion
  • dye
  • impregnate
  • infiltrate
  • saturate
  • shade
  • stain
  • streak
  • tincture
  • tint
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Antonyms for tincturing

  • whiten
  • pale
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TINCTURING

Everything took on a wistfulness in the evening air, which the sunset was tincturing like claret poured into water.

He also had a patent for tincturing copper upon iron, and he built a house at Windsor for the carrying on of his works.

I fall, and when I awaken M. Picot is standing, candle in hand, tincturing my wounds.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Latin tinctura "act of dyeing or tingeing," from tinctus "dye," past participle of tingere "to tinge, dye, moisten, soak," from PIE root *teng- "to soak" (cf. Old High German dunkon "to soak," Greek tengein "to moisten"). Meaning "solution of medicine in a mixture of alcohol" is first recorded 1640s. The verb is recorded from 1610s.