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synonyms for adulterate

  • contaminate
  • alloy
  • amalgamate
  • attenuate
  • blend
  • cheapen
  • commingle
  • cook
  • corrupt
  • cut
  • defile
  • degrade
  • denature
  • depreciate
  • deteriorate
  • devalue
  • dilute
  • dissolve
  • doctor
  • falsify
  • impair
  • infiltrate
  • intermix
  • irrigate
  • lace
  • mingle
  • mix
  • plant
  • pollute
  • shave
  • spike
  • taint
  • thin
  • transfuse
  • vitiate
  • weaken
  • doctor up
  • make impure
  • phony up
  • water down
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antonyms for adulterate

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  • aid
  • approve
  • assist
  • clean
  • cleanse
  • concentrate
  • divide
  • help
  • honor
  • improve
  • increase
  • purify
  • raise
  • separate
  • strengthen
  • thicken
  • upgrade
  • clarify
  • distill
  • filter
  • free
  • refine
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Watch out for weight-loss supplements, muscle builders, and sexual enhancers, which previous investigations have found are sometimes adulterated with illegal or obscured ingredients, such as pharmaceutical drugs and synthetic chemicals.
WHAT THE SCIENCE SAYS ABOUT THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTSSANDEEP RAVINDRANAPRIL 28, 2022TIME
The FDA found serious problems at the HVAD’s manufacturing plant in 2014 and labeled the device “adulterated.”
“GET THIS THING OUT OF MY CHEST”BY NEIL BEDI AND MARYAM JAMEELDECEMBER 20, 2021PROPUBLICA
The tech could also allow people to cross borders without passports — while certifying their identity and keeping a record of their movements that can’t be adulterated.
HEY NEIGHBOR! IMAGINE A WORLD BEYOND BORDERSSEAN CULLIGANSEPTEMBER 26, 2021OZY
If there were a law to punish those who adulterate or falsify "truth," our magistrates would be kept extremely busy.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
Thou shalt not adulterate thy mess tin by using it as a shaving mug.
PRIVATE PEATHAROLD R. PEAT
Moreover, a neighbor may pollute the water supply, foul the air, and adulterate the food.
EUTHENICS, THE SCIENCE OF CONTROLLABLE ENVIRONMENTELLEN H. RICHARDS
It is, of course, illegal to adulterate milk, yet it is sometimes done.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 2WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
The most convenient and possibly the most common materials used to adulterate milk are water and skim milk.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 2WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
Whenever cotton yarn is used to adulterate other fabrics, it wears shabby and loses its brightness.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
The melting point of the fatty acids in the oils used to adulterate olive oil differs considerably from this.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 392, JULY 7, 1883VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ADULTERATE

  • adulterate
  • bestialize
  • brutalize
  • corrupt
  • debauch
  • declare illegitimate
  • degrade
  • demoralize
  • deprave
  • pervert
  • vitiate
  • warp
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