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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.
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Adj.1.adulterated - mixed with impurities
impure - combined with extraneous elements
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adulterated

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

adjective
Mixed with other substances:
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adulterated

adj adulterado
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