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adulterated

adjective

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adulterated

verb
past tense of adulterate

Synonyms & Antonyms of adulterated (Entry 2 of 2)

to alter (something) for the worse with the addition of foreign or lower-grade substances
  • the company was fined for adulterating its "all beef" frankfurters with cereal

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“Adulterated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adulterated. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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