English to Afrikaans Meaning :: taint

Taint :
bederf
- bederfbesmettaintingtaints
 

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Noun(1) the state of being contaminated
Verb(1) place under suspicion or cast doubt upon(2) contaminate with a disease or microorganism

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(1) One wants to keep this area, as it were, as free of taint as far as one can.(2) In context though, the trite lyrics never taint the record's abundant qualities.(3) There was a taint of black spot within the clear white crystal.(4) Jaehli stood up abruptly, rubbing her hands on her pants as if trying to remove some imaginary taint . * Ugh!(5) the lingering taint of creosote(6) We regard flawed things all the time - is the smallest taint of offensiveness reason enough to condemn something?(7) Hannah picked, noticing how the tone of her voice had taken a sort of offensive taint .(8) the taint of corruption which adhered to the government(9) Nevertheless, she's skeptical that new guidelines will free the public system of the taint of private interest.(10) Assimilation, with or without conversion to the majority faith, might succeed in masking this bedrock taint ; it could not expunge it.(11) And therefore, Dorothy Dunnett is absolved of any taint of anachronism.(12) When ice is covered, odors will accumulate and the food will taint .(13) A low level of taint will disappear in a few minutes.(14) If the fever did not kill him, this magical taint surely would!(15) The financing of political activity and membership of parliament should be both open to scrutiny and free of any taint of special favour.(16) Two decades on, Wednesdays, for me, still carry the unwelcome taint of gym class and I hate being so far away from managing what other people seem to find so simple.
Synonyms
Noun
1. trace ::
spoor
2. contamination ::
besoedeling
Verb
3. contaminate ::
besoedel
4. tarnish ::
ontluistering
5. infect ::
besmet
6. corrupt ::
korrupte
Antonyms
1. decontaminate ::
ontsmet
2. purify ::
suiwer
Different Forms
taint, tainted, tainting, taints
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