tinge
noun.
a slight but appreciable amount
this dish could use a touch of garlic
noun.
a pale or subdued color
Synonym: undertone
verb.
affect as in thought or feeling
My personal feelings color my judgment in this case|The sadness tinged his life
Synonym: color, colour, distort
verb.
color lightly
her greying hair was tinged blond|the leaves were tinged red in November
Synonym: tinct, tint, touch