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adjective as in completely clean

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In many states, the mentally ill or intellectually disabled could be sterilized.

Though I did enjoy the fellow who suggested that he sterilized everything in his kitchen with a Harvest Gold autoclave.

Though it's technically illegal, the state of Oregon sterilized wayward teenage girls as recently as 1981.

And last year, Nadya "Octomom" Suleman's story sparked an onslaught of earnest demands for her to be forcibly sterilized.

I think I even let a dermatologist once talk me into using sterilized cadaver cells to plump up my lips.

As soon as the snow outlasts the summer, the region which it occupies is sterilized to life.

By now Mr. Peck had sterilized the glass with the alcohol and was prepared to make his test.

That bacteria are also present can be proved by exposing a sterilized gelatin plate to the air in a schoolroom for a few moments.

I exercised in the Sanitarium gymnasium, and watched the sterilized dancing—the men with the men and the women with the women.

While the sliced tomatoes are cooking, pare the whole tomatoes and put them in sterilized jars.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sterilized, such as: axenic, and uncontaminated.

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