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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tarnish \Tar"nish\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tarnished; p. pr. & vb. n. Tarnishing.] [F. ternir, fr. OHG. tarnen to darken, to conceal, hide; akin to OS. dernian to hide, AS. dernan, dyrnan, OHG. tarni hidden, OS. derni, AS. derne, dyrne. Cf. Dern, a., and see -ish.] To soil, or change the appearance of, especially by an alternation induced by the air, or by dust, or the like; to diminish, dull, or destroy the luster of; to sully; as, to tarnish a metal; to tarnish gilding; to tarnish the purity of color. "Tarnished lace." --Fuller. Used also figuratively; as, to tarnish one's honor. [1913 Webster] Syn: To sully; stain; dim. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "tarnished": bedraggled, befouled, besmirched, blackened, darkened, defiled, dirtied, discolored, drabbled, draggled, fouled, foxed, foxy, inky, murky, smirched, smoky, smudged, soiled, spotted, stained, stigmatic, stigmatiferous, stigmatized, sullied, tainted