To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
To fill (an orchard or an inhabited area) with dense smoke from a smudge pot in order to prevent damage from frost or to repel insects.
To dirty with excrement.
(Rare) To make black
To utter a slander about.
To profane or sully (a reputation, for example).
To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:
To become altered or spoiled in color.
To make black
To start work on with purpose and vigor:
To become black
To become black
Dim means to make or become darker.
(Intransitive) To become deeper
To obscure or darken:
A visible body of very fine water droplets or ice particles suspended in the atmosphere at altitudes ranging up to several miles above sea level. Clouds are formed when air that contains water vapor cools below the dew point.
To deprive of favor or good repute; treat with disfavor:
To cover, soil, or treat with soot
To cause stigmata to appear on.
(Computing) To create a tar archive.
To shine brightly; flash
To become white as a result of the loss of algal symbionts, usually following an environmental stress such as increased water temperature. Used of coral.
To improve the quality or condition of
To cast aspersions upon; speak badly of.
To polish with blacking
To make dirty; smudge
To affect (a plant) with smut fungus.
To strike or land on in a dispersed way:
Taint is defined as to make something decay or cause it to be impure.
In a clean or nonpolluting manner:
make or become black
To brand or cauterize with a hot iron
To dry out or wither with intense heat:
To express a feeling of veneration or gratitude to (a deity); worship or glorify.
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