Definition of Tainting

1. Verb. (present participle of taint) ¹



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Definition of Tainting

1. taint [v] - See also: taint

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tainting

tailwort
tailye
tailyes
tailzie
tailzies
taimen
taimens
taimyrite
tain
tainiolite
tains
taint
tainted
taintedness
tainter gate
tainting (current term)
taintless
taintlessly
taints
tainture
taintures
taintworm
taintworms
taipan
taipans
taipo
taira
tairas
tairn
tairns

Literary usage of Tainting

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1. Letters and Other Writings of James Madison by James Madison (1865)
"Omitting more minute or less obvious causes, tainting the habits and manners of the people under the Colonial Government, the following offer themselves: 1. ..."

2. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts: ... Preserved in by Virginia, William Pitt Palmer, Sherwin McRae, Raleigh Edward Colston, Henry W. Flournoy (1890)
"... for rations and tainting shirts for his company. Adjourned 'til to-morrow 9 o'clock. ... tainting ..."

3. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1864)
"... that what was spoken in the pulpit was binding upon all believers, and was a heresy ;M even to pass him in the streets without tainting him, ..."

4. The History of Herodotus: A New English Version, Ed. with Copious Notes and by Herodotus (1862)
"... though this would not prove their sanctity, as everything found dead was embalmed and buried to prevent its tainting the air.— [GW] No. ..."

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