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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrupt, tainted(adj)

    touched by rot or decay

    "tainted bacon"; "`corrupt' is archaic"

Wiktionary

  1. tainted(Adjective)

    corrupted or filled with imperfections.

    Hey, get that away from me! It was bought with tainted money.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tainted

    of Taint

Freebase

  1. Tainted

    Tainted is a 1988 U.S. motion picture written and directed by Orestes Matacena and starring Shari Shattuck. The movie is a low-budget suspense drama about Cathy a young school teacher married to the owner of a crematorium. The movie is centered on Cathy's attempt to cover-up the murder of an intruder who attempted to rape her. The cover up of the rape is due to the man that raped her being her ex-husband in the movie.

How to pronounce tainted?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say tainted in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tainted in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tainted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of tainted in a Sentence

  1. Sonoma County Supervisor Susan Gorin:

    The fruit on the vines are going to be left to rot, they are smoke-tainted.

  2. Flint Mayor Karen Weaver:

    The people of Flint have been waiting for action to remove lead tainted lines, on March 4, I was pleased that we pulled and replaced the first lead line. This investment from union pension funds means that we can move forward to remove more lead lines and renew Flint's infrastructure. I am very grateful to ULLICO (Union Labor Life Insurance Company) and AFT (American Federation of Teachers) for putting this idea crafted at the Clinton Global Initiative into action in our community.

  3. David Rizzardo:

    The past four years have tainted our view on what 'normal' late-fall conditions should be like.

  4. RJ Intindola:

    Love is often described as a fruit you can just reach out with your hand and pluck. However, one should beware, that although glowing in color, the fruit is often tainted or rotten.

  5. James McGregor:

    Because of the lives they have led – of tainted food, dumplings with cardboard in them, honey that isn't honey, liquor that isn't liquor – they distrust everything.

Images & Illustrations of tainted

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