used in Howards End
only 1 use
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to spoil something so it is not desirable — as when bacteria contaminates a food; or as when a rumor makes people distrust a person
- There was almost a taint of madness.
Chapter 34 (25% in)
taint = contamination (spoiling things)
There are no more uses of "taint" in Howards End.