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tarnish
used in The Scarlet Letter

2 uses
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  • My imagination was a tarnished mirror.
    Introductory (75% in)
  • Here, before his own wife has greeted him, you may greet the sea-flushed ship-master, just in port, with his vessel's papers under his arm in a tarnished tin box.
    Introductory (7% in)

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