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stain

noun: a soiled or discolored appearance; "the wine left a dark stain"

noun: (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

noun: the state of being covered with unclean things

noun: a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis

noun: an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"

verb: color with a liquid dye or tint; "Stain this table a beautiful walnut color"; "people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages"

verb: produce or leave stains; "Red wine stains the table cloth"

verb: make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; "The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air"; "Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man"

verb: color for microscopic study; "The laboratory worker dyed the specimen"


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stain

Length: 5 letters

Scrabble value: 5

Words with Friends value: 6

Literati value: 5

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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