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- v. Present participle of adulterate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. making impure or corrupt by virtue of extraneous origin; -- of impurities.
- adj. making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials; -- of people.
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- adj. making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials
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Scientific conservatives can’t stand the idea of adulterating known truths by including potentially false ideas.
Drug users go to great lengths to beat these tests -- such as adulterating urine samples -- but today's drug tests are increasingly sophisticated and can identify true positives and negatives despite the attempts of those trying to cover up drug use.
Chelsea's coach at the time, Jose Mourinho, accused the official of "adulterating" the outcome of a match.
Election year politics have a way of adulterating the more important issues facing the country, even those issues that would seem to transcend the ideological divide.
Felony violations include adulterating or misbranding a food, drug, or device, and putting an adulterated or misbranded food, drug, or device into interstate commerce.
Yes, the Palestinians would ‘increase the birth rate’ by adulterating the civilization of Christendom with harems, honor killings and cousin-marriage, among other immoral practices.
This allowed organized crime to make a profit by adulterating more expensive gasoline with kerosene.
There they will be, mixed and blended with our pristine, organic Bull Run water, thereby permanently adulterating its purity with Teflon and acetaminophen.
Follow it with new safety restrictions on subsurface salt mining, new environmental regulations on saltwater evaporators, prohibitions on adulterating it with non-caking agents — there are lots of tools available.
Such a high number of unemployed would imply an increase in social unrest, hundreds of thousands of people released to take up illegal occupations, and finally the trick of creating underemployment as a way of adulterating the employment statistics.