Secondly, once there had been illegal maintenance the proceedings were irretrievably tainted; the taint could not be purged except by discontinuing the proceedings and bringing a fresh action.
It is sad that the taint of financial jiggery-pokery should besmirch his image as he leaves office, and very unfair.
So it would have been reasonable to assume that she may have carried with her an air of confidence, even arrogance, that seems to taint every successful artist once the cash starts rolling in.
Right now, the judge has got to see that there's a possibility of some taint to this jury pool.
The publication of Quantum Leaps is not a fluke; rather it is an exceptionally clear manifestation of the taint , stigma, and taboo surrounding the paranormal.
One wants to keep this area, as it were, as free of taint as far as one can.
As always, she was dressed plainly in a black garment that shifted unnaturally, almost as if the touch of her skin would leave some dread taint .
Pollution from Asia can taint the air along the West Coast of the U.S., said scientists on Friday at a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
The start of health was meant to be yesterday but after my muesli breakfast I forgot my bag of Tupperware, not on purpose, and so had to taint myself with the poison which is sandwiches and crisps for lunch.
Jaehli stood up abruptly, rubbing her hands on her pants as if trying to remove some imaginary taint . * Ugh!