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taint
used in Out of My Mind

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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
  • He brought out a stack of well-used, hopefully not lead-tainted, wood blocks, then leaned in so close to me, I could see the pores in his face.
    p. 19.6

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