adulterated


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a·dul·ter·ate

 (ə-dŭl′tə-rāt′)
tr.v. a·dul·ter·at·ed, a·dul·ter·at·ing, a·dul·ter·ates
To make impure by adding extraneous, improper, or inferior ingredients.
adj. (-tər-ĭt) Archaic
1. Spurious; adulterated.
2. Adulterous.

[Latin adulterāre, adulterāt-, to pollute; see al- in Indo-European roots.]

a·dul′ter·a′tion n.
a·dul′ter·a′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adulterated - mixed with impurities
impure - combined with extraneous elements

adulterated

adjective debased, mixed, contaminated, polluted, depreciated, reduced, lowered, impure The least adulterated pork sausages are your best bet.

adulterated

adjective
Mixed with other substances:
Translations

adulterated

adj adulterado
References in classic literature ?
Never had Captain Wragge burned his adulterated incense on the flimsy altar of human vanity to better purpose than he was burning it now.
Spenlow being a little drowsy after the champagne - honour to the soil that grew the grape, to the grape that made the wine, to the sun that ripened it, and to the merchant who adulterated it
I suppose one reason why we are seldom able to comfort our neighbours with our words is that our goodwill gets adulterated, in spite of ourselves, before it can pass our lips.
A commodity which is a more or less adulterated condition
Lynde says you can never be sure of getting good baking powder nowadays when everything is so adulterated.
You shut your eyes to that awkward fact, and swallow your adulterated mess in various articles of food; and you and your sugar get on together in that way as well as you can.
May I ask how you know that my niece is not an adulterated article, like the rest of them?
And which of us poets hath not adulterated his wine?
She also stumbled, with a large balance of success against her failures, through various philanthropic recommendations to Try our Mixture, Try our Family Black, Try our Orange-flavoured Pekoe, challenging competition at the head of Flowery Teas; and various cautions to the public against spurious establishments and adulterated articles.
Winkle adulterated his brandy; and the conversation was becoming general, when it was interrupted by the entrance into the shop of a boy, in a sober gray livery and a gold-laced hat, with a small covered basket under his arm, whom Mr.
During the ongoing campaign against adulterated and un-hygienic food sellers special teams of Directorate of Health Services have confiscated 4586 chipped and cracked utensils and destroyed there and then.
He said that the collusion between the mafias involved in the sale of dead and Haram meat and adulterated and substandard items will be eliminated and this evil business will be rooted out at any cost.