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stain (n):
an act that brings discredit to the person who does it
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he made a huge blot on his copybook
Related Words: smirch
stain (n):
a soiled or discolored appearance
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the wine left a dark stain
Related Words: discolorationdiscolouration
stain (n):
a symbol of disgrace or infamy
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And the Lord set a mark upon Cain
Related Words: brandmarkstigma
stain (n):
the state of being covered with unclean things
Related Words: dirtfilthgreasegrimegrungesoil
stain (n):
(microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
stain (v):
color for microscopic study
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The laboratory worker dyed the specimen
stain (v):
color with a liquid dye or tint
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Stain this table a beautiful walnut color.
people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages
stain (v):
produce or leave stains
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Red wine stains the table cloth
stain (v):
make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
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The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air.
Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man

Related Words: maculatetarnish
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over my dead body

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if you say that something will happen over your dead body, you mean that you will do everything you can to prevent it


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