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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Tarnishing (0.01183 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to Tarnishing.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: tarnish menodai
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: tarnish bercak, menodai, noda
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tarnish tarnish n : discoloration of metal surface caused by oxidation v : make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; “The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air”; “Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man” [syn: stain, maculate, sully, defile]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tarnishing Tarnish \Tar"nish\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tarnished; p. pr. & vb. n. Tarnishing.] [F. ternir, fr. OHG. tarnen to darken, to conceal, hide; akin to OS. dernian to hide, AS. dernan, dyrnan, OHG. tarni hidden, OS. derni, AS. derne, dyrne. Cf. Dern, a., and see -ish.] To soil, or change the appearance of, especially by an alternation induced by the air, or by dust, or the like; to diminish, dull, or destroy the luster of; to sully; as, to tarnish a metal; to tarnish gilding; to tarnish the purity of color. “Tarnished lace.” --Fuller. Used also figuratively; as, to tarnish one's honor. [1913 Webster] Syn: To sully; stain; dim. [1913 Webster]


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