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uk   / -steɪnd/  us   / -steɪnd/
marked with the thing ​mentioned: tear-stainedfaces a blood-stainedblanket
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Translations of “-stained”
in Chinese (Simplified) …污染的…
in Chinese (Traditional) …污染的…
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