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tarnish

Surface discoloration or reduced luster of metals owing to the effect of corrosive substances or galvanic action. In dental restorations, such action may be enhanced by accumulation of bacterial plaque.
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Bashir Rind, Ali Raza Mirani and registrar Ghulam Mohammad Bhutto, the meeting expressed their confidence on the leadership of the vice chancellor and said that they will not let anyone tarnish the image of the university at any cost.
'The PH government's use of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) as its weapon to tarnish Bung's reputation as the Sabah liaison chairman is not appropriate and irresponsible,' he said in a statement here today.
The two were close and he wrote: "His (Gary's) memory doesn't deserve to be tarnished in any way."
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Lawyers failed to turn up in Courts in the Northern Province on Thursday (20) and instead were seen protesting and demonstrating out in force against false rumors published by a foreign websites which tended to tarnish the characters of the judges.
The acetic acid (a weak organic chemical in the vinegar and Ketchup) will react with the tarnish and remove it.
Citizens have hit out at attempts to tarnish the name of His Majesty King Hamad's representative for charity work and youth affairs Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
"It will only tarnish the image of the administration if no investigation has been done into the claims," she said.
This engaging fictionalized biography of Walt Disney recounts Austrian cartoonist Wilhelm Dantine's obsession to tarnish the reputation of the man who fired him.
Summary: Sidon Sheikh Ahmad Assir Friday warned against attempts to tarnish the image of Sunnis in Lebanon for providing shelter to Syrian refugees.
TARNISHED silverware: To clean grime and tarnish from your cutlery, first line the kitchen sink with a sheet of tin foil, and fill it with hot water.