adulterating adulterating


  • (adj) making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials


  1. The top spot went to a firm in Jiangsu province busted for adulterating its nationally sold nutritional supplement, supposedly made from silkworm chrysalis.
  2. And that anger has been directed not just at the producers accused of adulterating their milk to increase profits, but also at government regulators.
  3. The Kansas City pharmacist, who allegedly diluted the chemotherapy treatments for at least 35 patients, is charged with one federal count of adulterating and misbranding drugs.


  1. "The faith is able to be lost in every age and condition of life," said Cardinal Bertone. "The truth of the faith itself can be lost, adulterating it, polluting it, confusing it."
    on Jun 18, 2009 By: Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone Source: Lifesite

  2. Mr Johnson said: "You're not adulterating the Conservative brand by adding these Liberal Democrats, you're actually [probably] going to see an improvement. Maybe it's possible the British people have done something pretty brilliant. I think this new...
    on May 12, 2010 By: Boris Johnson Source: BBC News

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