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discolor

dis·col·or

discolor

 
pronunciation:
dIs kuh lr
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: discolored, discoloring, discolors
definition: to remove, change, or spoil the color of; cause to fade; stain.
Strong bleach can discolor fabric.
synonyms:
stain
similar words:
bleach, distort, fade, mar, streak, tarnish
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to lose, change, or become spoiled in color; fade or stain.
This fabric discolors in sunlight.
similar words:
bleach, fade, scorch, stain, streak, tarnish
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