adulterating

Definitions of adulterating
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adj making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials

“the adulterating effect of extraneous materials”
Synonyms:
adulterant
extraneous, foreign
not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source
Antonyms:
purifying
freeing from noxious matter
ablutionary, cleansing
cleansing the body by washing; especially ritual washing of e.g. hands
antiseptic
freeing from error or corruption
detergent, detersive
having cleansing power
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