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