"tinge" in the noun sense
1. touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon
a slight but appreciable amount
"this dish could use a touch of garlic"
2. undertone, tinge
a pale or subdued color
"tinge" in the verb sense
1. tinge, color, colour, distort
affect as in thought or feeling
"My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"
"The sadness tinged his life"
2. tint, tinct, tinge, touch
"her greying hair was tinged blond"
"the leaves were tinged red in November"
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