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 for discolour
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discolor \Dis*col"or\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discolored; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Discoloring.] [OE. descolouren, OF. descolorer, F.
     d['e]colorer, fr. L. dis- + cololare, coloratum, to color,
     color color. See Color.] [Written also discolour.]
     1. To alter the natural hue or color of; to change to a
        different color; to stain; to tinge; as, a drop of wine
        will discolor water; silver is discolored by sea water.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To alter the true complexion or appearance of; to put a
        false hue upon.
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              To discolor all your ideas.           --Watts.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  discolour \discolour\ v.
     same as discolor. [Brit.]
  
     Syn: discolor, colour, change color.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  discolour
      v 1: change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts
           discolored" [syn: discolor, discolour, colour,
           color]

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