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Correct spelling:
cause to lose or change color; " The detergent discolored my shirts"


color, colour, discolour.
dirty, fade, rust, streak.
abrade, blemish, blister, blot, check, chip, damage, deface, defect, deform, disfigure, distort, dot, flaw, fleck, fracture, freckle, gash, hack, hurt, kink, mar, mark, nick, notch, pockmark, scar, score, scrape, scratch, scuff, slit, speck, splotch, spoil, spot, stain, taint, tarnish.
fading, dirtying of hue
besmear, besmirch, blot, defile, mar, mark, rust, smear, soil, stain, streak, sully, tar, tarnish, tinge.
Examples of usage:
  1. Pick each leaf from the stem and throw into a saucepan; stand over the fire for a moment, shaking so that the spinach will not discolor. – Twenty Quick Soups by Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer
  2. Should superstition be allowed to discolor the powerful waters or my activities? – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  3. Only fierce gales of wind bring up from its own depths the sediment that can discolor its whole face. – The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts by George W. Holley
  4. The stains of our cookery still discolor the old carpet; there is still the great ink- splash on the wall, that marks the spot where the little inkstand, aimed by Bobby at my head, and dodged by me, alighted. – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  5. The paper was saturated with some chemical that would discolor by the electrolytic action of the current. – Electricity and Magnetism Nature's Miracles, Vol. III. by Elisha Gray