Tarnish vs Dim - What's the difference?

tarnish | dim | Synonyms |

Tarnish is a synonym of dim.


As a noun tarnish

is oxidation or discoloration, especially of a decorative metal exposed to air.

As a verb tarnish

is to oxidize or discolor due to oxidation.

As a proper noun dim is

tue (tuesday).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

tarnish

English

Noun

(-)
  • Oxidation or discoloration, especially of a decorative metal exposed to air.
  • Verb

    (es)
  • To oxidize or discolor due to oxidation.
  • Careful storage of silver will prevent it from tarnishing .
  • To soil, sully, damage or compromise
  • He is afraid that he will tarnish his reputation if he disagrees.
  • (figurative) To lose its lustre or attraction; to become dull.
  • * Dryden
  • Till thy fresh glories, which now shine so bright, / Grow stale and tarnish with our daily sight.

    dim

    Translingual

    Symbol

    (head)
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