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TAINT

(noun, verb)

Definitions

There are 3 meanings of the word Taint.

How to pronounce taint:

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Taint - as a noun

The state of being contaminated

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
contamination17
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
impureness14impurity15
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Taint - as a verb

Place under suspicion or cast doubt upon

Example: "Sully someone's reputation"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
cloud8corrupt11defile10sully8

Contaminate with a disease or microorganism

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
infect11
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
contaminate15foul7pollute9
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Example Sentences

"The taint of corruption tarnished his reputation."
"She couldn't escape the taint of her family's criminal past."
"There was a noticeable taint in the air after the chemical spill."
"The taint of prejudice affected the outcome of the trial."
"I detected a slight taint in the flavor of the food."
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Word Game Points

Is TAINT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, taint is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

TAINT has a SCRABBLE points total of 5.

Is TAINT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, taint is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
TAINT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 6.

Is TAINT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, taint is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
TAINT has a WORDFEUD points total of 5.

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