distain definition

  • verb:
    • To stain, discolour or tarnish
    • To stain, discolour or tarnish
    • To stain, discolour or tarnish
  • verb-transitive:
    • To tinge with another type of shade through the normal or appropriate one; to stain; to discolor; to sully; to tarnish; to defile; -- used mainly in poetry.
    • To tinge with a unique shade through the normal or proper one; to stain; to discolor; to sully; to tarnish; to defile; -- utilized mainly in poetry.
    • To tinge with another shade through the natural or appropriate one; to stain; to discolor; to sully; to tarnish; to defile; -- utilized chiefly in poetry.
  • others:
    • To get rid of the colour of; thus, to deteriorate the end result of by comparison; cause to pale; outvie.
    • To tinge with any shade unlike the normal or appropriate one; discolor; stain: since, a sword distained with bloodstream.
    • To blot; sully; defile; tarnish.
    • To eliminate the colour of; thus, to deteriorate the result of by comparison; cause to pale; outvie.
    • To tinge with any shade unlike the natural or correct one; discolor; stain: as, a sword distained with blood.
    • To blot; sully; defile; tarnish.
    • To get rid of the colour of; ergo, to deteriorate the effect of in contrast; cause to pale; outvie.
    • To tinge with any shade distinct from the normal or proper one; discolor; stain: because, a sword distained with bloodstream.
    • To blot; sully; defile; tarnish.

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