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  • as ininfectious
  • as inpollution

synonyms for polluting

  • contagious
  • toxic
  • virulent
  • communicable
  • contaminating
  • corrupting
  • defiling
  • diseased
  • epidemic
  • infective
  • mephitic
  • miasmic
  • noxious
  • pestilent
  • pestilential
  • poisoning
  • transferable
  • transmittable
  • abuse
  • corruption
  • deterioration
  • infection
  • adulteration
  • blight
  • decomposition
  • defilement
  • desecration
  • dirtying
  • foulness
  • impairment
  • impurity
  • misuse
  • profanation
  • rottenness
  • spoliation
  • taint
  • uncleanness
  • vitiation
  • fouling
  • greenhouse effect
  • tainting
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antonyms for polluting

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  • harmless
  • nonpoisonous
  • antiseptic
  • uncommunicable
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How to use polluting in a sentence

They stumbled through the loose sand towards the Hafod Unos, hiccoughing and polluting the peaceful evening.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
It has sought to escape the polluting influences of demoralized society by lofty contemplation and retirement from the world.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
O, let us break away from her polluting embraces, and return to virtue and integrity.
THE WAY TO ABOLISH SLAVERYCHARLES STEARNS
Drugging animals with poisonous roots and polluting streams to capture fish were largely practised.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
The substance polluting the ventilation system, therefore, must have been trapped within their field since Vega.
THE MAROONERCHARLES A. STEARNS
The people have resolved to redeem the constitution from their polluting hands.
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME II (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
Upon something it must act and feed—upon the pure spirit of knowledge, or upon the foul dregs of polluting passions.
HOW TO SUCCEEDORISON SWETT MARDEN
In front of me sat a young man, drawing and puffing away at a cigar, polluting the entire region about him.
QUESTIONABLE AMUSEMENTS AND WORTHY SUBSTITUTESJ. M. JUDY
Pollut′edness; Pollut′er; Pollū′tion, act of polluting: state of being polluted: defilement.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
A thing to be forgotten always is the off-color story with which some people persist in polluting the atmosphere.
THE BOOK OF COURAGEJOHN THOMSON FARIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POLLUTING

  • 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.