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tarnish
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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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unspecified meaning
  • Anything that threatened to tarnish his reputation had to go; he had dedicated his whole life to becoming Minister of Magic.

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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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