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adjective as in corrupt

adjective as in defiled

adjective as in tainted

adjective as in turbid

adjective as in unsanitary

adjective as in smashed

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Example Sentences

There wasn’t a strong connection between the age of a station and how polluted it was.

If it could be successfully recycled one day, that same polluted source would be valuable to a region like ours that’s prone to drought.

What makes this ever more complicated is the fact that because the water gets polluted in Mexico, the United States doesn’t know what’s in it.

A remote mountain that some consider pristine is polluted with microplastics, she says.

The state forester, Peter Daugherty, has denied any direct connection exists between clear-cutting and polluted drinking water.

In fact, commercial fishing has been suspended entirely because the lake is considered polluted.

Instead, he wanted viewers to grasp that “this spring from which Mother Courage drank death was a polluted one.”

Wetlands protected under the “Clean Water Act of 1972” are being polluted with birch beer precursor chemicals.

We know exactly which leaking tank polluted drinking water in southern West Virginia earlier this year.

“Sometimes I worry what these polluted bodies are doing to the environment, too,” he says.

Her prophets are senseless, men without faith: her priests have polluted the sanctuary, they have acted unjustly against the law.

You offer polluted bread upon my altar, and you say: Wherein have we polluted thee?

Before the door of the house were set branches of pine or cypress as a warning that the house was polluted by death.

Let it not be polluted with anything dead or impure, that your victuals, boiled in pure water, may be healthy.

Special provision is now made for the using of water that is polluted.


On this page you'll find 1018 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to polluted, such as: attenuated, blended, contaminated, corrupt, defiled, and degraded.

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