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See definition of contaminating on Dictionary.com
  • as incorruptive
  • as ininfectious
  • as inpestilent
  • as inpestilent/pestilential

synonyms for contaminating

  • contaminative
  • corrupted
  • corrupting
  • demoralizing
  • perversive
  • contagious
  • toxic
  • virulent
  • communicable
  • corrupting
  • defiling
  • diseased
  • epidemic
  • infective
  • mephitic
  • miasmic
  • noxious
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • poisoning
  • polluting
  • transferable
  • transmittable
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How to use contaminating in a sentence

The corruption of manners was so general, that almost none escaped from its contaminating influence.
THE OLDEN TIME SERIES, VOL. 3: NEW-ENGLAND SUNDAYHENRY M. BROOKS
Allow me to amend your last statement to her contaminating influence.
MARJORIE DEAN, HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORPAULINE LESTER
With the edge of her right hand, Clancy struck the contaminating touch away.
FIND THE WOMANARTHUR SOMERS ROCHE
It will hardly be credited that they had scarcely got free of this contaminating village when a tyre punctured.
ARUNDELEDWARD FREDERIC BENSON
So-called blood stock is fast contaminating the pure native breed of the country.
RIDING FOR LADIESMRS. POWER O'DONOGHUE
With such a remarkable organism contaminating one's drink no wonder there is fear of some dread disease.
THE HOME MEDICAL LIBRARY, VOLUME V (OF VI)VARIOUS
The Count, with a dignified movement, took his wife by the arm and drew her away from this contaminating contact.
THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT, VOL. 1 (OF 8)GUY DE MAUPASSANT
We try never to expel for mistakes—unless they are serious enough to be contaminating in influence.
BLUE BONNET IN BOSTONCAROLINE E. JACOBS
The royal edict will have the effect of narrowing the evil of contaminating compositions.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. II (OF IV),--1857-1874CHARLES L. GRAVES
Cold nods of good-morning greeted her, groups of whispering critics edged away from her contaminating presence.
THE CRICKETMARJORIE COOKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTAMINATING

  • contaminating
  • contaminative
  • corrupted
  • corrupting
  • demoralizing
  • perversive
  • communicable
  • contagious
  • contaminating
  • corrupting
  • defiling
  • diseased
  • epidemic
  • infective
  • mephitic
  • miasmic
  • noxious
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • poisoning
  • polluting
  • toxic
  • transferable
  • transmittable
  • virulent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.