adulterize

intransitive verb

adul·​ter·​ize
ə-ˈdəl-tə-ˌrīz
-ed/-ing/-s
archaic
: to commit adultery

Word History

Etymology

adulter(er) or adulter(y) + -ize

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adulterize was in 1611

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“Adulterize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adulterize. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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