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tarnish
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The Hobbit
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  • It was Thorin, but you could only have told it by his golden chain, and by the colour of his now dirty and tattered sky-blue hood with its tarnished silver tassel.

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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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