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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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taint
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Huck, being uncommitted as yet, joined in with Tom, and the waverer quickly "explained," and was glad to get out of the scrape with as little taint of chicken-hearted homesickness clinging to his garments as he could.
  • "No, ’taint likely, Tom.

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  • She was sensible enough to sit out jitterbug numbers and avoid music with a South American taint, and Henry said when she learned to talk and dance at the same time she’d be a hit.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • The stench of refuse taints the air.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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