Origin of adulterate
OTHER WORDS FROM adulteratea·dul·ter·a·tor, nounun·a·dul·ter·ate, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH adulterateadulterer, adulterate
How to use adulterate in a sentence
This lack of oversight means that many “Canadian drugs,” which often originate in other countries and are merely shipped through Canada, are adulterated.
Deeming it to be “adulterated and misbranded,” they dyed the milk blue.Wisconsin Farmer to Stand Trial for Selling Raw Milk|Sarah Begley|May 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Formerly, when a commodity was adulterated, it could be returned, and the courts became sorely troubled to defend an adulteration.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
It is to be observed that with the exception of Burgred's coins and a few anonymous pieces the silver was never adulterated.
The inferior kinds of smalt are occasionally adulterated with chalk.
It is often largely adulterated with chalk and sulphate of copper.
Flour and other cereal foods are sometimes adulterated with some cheap substitutes, as bran or sawdust.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter