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Entry Word: stain
Function: noun
Text: 1 a mark of guilt or disgrace <the stain of this cowardly act would haunt him for the rest of his career>
Synonyms blot, brand, smirch, spot, stigma, taint
Related Words discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, guilt, ignominy, infamy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shame
Near Antonyms award, credit, honor
2 a substance used to color other materials <applied several coats of stain to the wood> -- see PIGMENT