contaminate

[ verb kuhn-tam-uh-neyt; noun, adjective kuhn-tam-uh-nit, -neyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF contaminate

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His arm was out-stretched as if he feared to contaminate his uniform.

They should be so located as not to contaminate the water supply.

But why contaminate my name, by connecting it, in this instance, with such a wretch?

To contaminate is to make impure by mixture (touching together).

Then the scapegoat is driven on to waste land, where it cannot contaminate anybody.

Civilisation is not to contaminate it, for civilisation kills the native.

It is not so much what they consume, but what they contaminate.

Your own life is your own to do what you like with, but you've no right to contaminate others.

It was feared that their principles might contaminate the ashes of the just.

I am sorry he was permitted to remain there so long to contaminate other boys.

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