Begrimed vs Tarnished - What's the difference?

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Begrimed is a related term of tarnished.


As verbs the difference between begrimed and tarnished

is that begrimed is (begrime) while tarnished is (tarnish).

begrimed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (begrime)

  • begrime

    English

    Verb

    (begrim)
  • To make something dirty; to soil
  • *
  • tarnished

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (tarnish)

  • 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.