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tarnish
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Wuthering Heights
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  • There was a great fire, and that was all the light in the huge apartment, whose floor had grown a uniform grey; and the once brilliant pewter-dishes, which used to attract my gaze when I was a girl, partook of a similar obscurity, created by tarnish and dust.

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as in: tarnished silver Define
undesired loss of shine or spotting on a metal surface
as in: tarnished her reputation Define
damage -- usually to reputation or image
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