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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
The merchant commended his bad wares for good, and knew how to adulterate and how to give short measure.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 18, NO. 109, NOVEMBER, 1866VARIOUS
There is no temptation to adulterate such milk, for the process of condensation is cheaper than any mixture that could be passed.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
The Brazilian and Peruvian cotton yields a long staple and is sometimes used to adulterate silk and other fibers.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
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WORDS RELATED TO ADULTERATE

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  • disable
  • disfigure
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  • lame
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  • ravage
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