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Word: adulterate

Definition: make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances


Sentences Containing 'adulterate'

We must submit to this fatigue, in order to live at ease ever after: And must cultivate true metaphysics with some care, in order to destroy the false and adulterate.

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