taint(redirected from tainting)
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Related to tainting: taunting
taint(Contaminate), verb adulterate, alloy, befoul, blemish, blight, contaminare, decay, defile, dirty, disease, envenom, foul, imbuere, infect, make noxious, make putrid, poison, pollute, putrefy, render immure, rot, soil, spoil, sully
Associated concepts: tainted evidence
taint(Corrupt), verb cause to be dishonest, debase, debauch, defile, degenerate, demoralize, deprave, despoil, destroy the integrity of, lower morally, misuse, pervert, suborn, tarnish, violate, vitiate
See also: adulterate, attaint, bad repute, brand, contaminate, contemn, corrupt, damage, debase, defame, degenerate, depreciate, derogate, deteriorate, disadvantage, discredit, disease, disgrace, dishonor, disparage, disrepute, humiliate, ignominy, impair, infamy, infect, injure, misemploy, notoriety, onus, opprobrium, pervert, pillory, pollute, prejudice, reproach, scandal, shame, smear, stain, stigma, sully, tarnish