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taint
used in The Lightning Thief

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Definition
to spoil something so it is not desirable — as when bacteria contaminates a food; or as when a rumor makes people distrust a person
  • I must go personally to purify this thunderbolt in the waters of Lemnos, to remove the human taint from its metal.
    Chapter 21 (50% in)
taint = contamination (that makes it less desirable)
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