inquinate

transitive verb
in·​qui·​nate | \ ˈinkwəˌnāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of inquinate

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Other Words from inquinate

inquination \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈnāshən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for inquinate

Latin inquinatus, past participle of inquinare, from in- in- entry 2 + -quinare (akin to Latin caenum filth, ordure)

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“Inquinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inquinate. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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