verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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He said Iran pays lobbyists in Washington to discredit reports by Iranian exiles and tarnish their image.White House Debunks Iran Nuclear Explosion, But Iran Denies Planting Story|Dan Ephron|January 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In response, Netanyahu said Olmert was trying to tarnish his administration ahead of parliamentary elections next week.Explosive Allegations against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu|Dan Ephron|January 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And using charges themselves false in order to tarnish his reputation?
Her traditional Muslim father said it would tarnish the family name for a young woman to live overseas alone.
Banville may tarnish his hero a bit, particularly by tormenting him with alcohol.
If he breathed, it was only that feeble respiration which could scarcely tarnish the surface of a mirror.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
It is easy to understand that gold and silver thread of this pure description, unlike tinsel finery, it is not liable to tarnish.
The aluminum utensils will be always shining, for the material of which they are made will not tarnish.The American Country Girl|Martha Foote Crow
Prizes are offered at Lyons for the best mode of manufacturing gold and silver thread that will not tarnish.Needlework As Art|Marian Alford
He has deposited it safely, where misfortune can not tarnish it, where malice can not blast it.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Edited by James D. Richardson