tincture
noun.
a substance that colors or dyes
noun.
an indication that something has been present
there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim|a tincture of condescension
Synonym: shadow, trace, vestige
noun.
a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted
Synonym: shade, tint, tone
noun.
(pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
verb.
fill, as with a certain quality
The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide
verb.
stain or tinge with a slight amount of a color
The sky was tinctured red