- adj.腐坏的; 污染的; 沾污的; 感染的;
- v.使变质( taint的过去式和过去分词 ); 使污染; 败坏; 被污染，腐坏，败坏;
- 动词: taint;
Opposition leaders said that the elections had been tainted by corruption.
His political reputation is tainted by the matter.
If the antibody reacted, the blood was tainted and should be discarded.
His character is tainted by self - seeking.
His character is tainted by selfishness.
The shop was close and hot, and the atmosphere seemed tainted with the smell of coffins.
Their relationship was tainted with envy on both sides.
Children tend to be tainted by their bad company.
His political reputation was tainted by his abuse of the power.
Health officials are investigating two more deaths possibly linked to tainted spinach.
No ! He knows I'm with you, so am tainted by your treachery.
I'm not suggesting that there is anything tainted about seeking material rewards.
The tainted Sisters are seldom caught alone, preferring to attack in groups.
The optimum amount of modifying agent was also ascer - tainted in this paper.
Nor is this evidence tainted by scientific misbehavior.
1. touched by rot or decay;
"`corrupt' is archaic"
2. especially of reputation;
"the senator's seriously damaged reputation"
"a flyblown reputation"
"a tarnished reputation"
"inherited a spotted name"