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Pollute

Pol`lute´
v. t.1.To make foul, impure, or unclean; to defile; to taint; to soil; to desecrate; - used of physical or moral defilement.
[imp. & p. p. Polluted; p. pr. & vb. n. Polluting.]
The land was polluted with blood.
- Ps. cvi. 38
Wickedness . . . hath polluted the whole earth.
- 2 Esd. xv. 6.
2.To violate sexually; to debauch; to dishonor.
3.(Jewish Law) To render ceremonially unclean; to disqualify or unfit for sacred use or service, or for social intercourse.
Neither shall ye pollute the holy things of the children of Israel, lest ye die.
- Num. xviii. 32.
a.1.Polluted.
Verb1.pollute - make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
Synonyms: contaminate, foul
abuse, adulterate, afflict, aggrieve, alloy, bastardize, benasty, bewitch, blight, booze up, boozify, canker, cheapen, coarsen, condemn, confound, convert, corrupt, crock, crucify, curse, cut, damage, debase, debauch, defalcate, deflower, degenerate, degrade, denaturalize, denature, deprave, desecrate, despoil, destroy, devalue, dilute, dirty, disadvantage, disserve, distort, distress, divert, do a mischief, do evil, do ill, do wrong, do wrong by, doctor, doctor up, doom, embezzle, envenom, fortify, foul, fuddle, get into trouble, harass, harm, hex, hurt, impair, injure, jinx, lace, maladminister, maltreat, menace, mess, mess up, misapply, misappropriate, misemploy, mishandle, mismanage, mistreat, misuse, molest, nasty, outrage, overtake, peculate, persecute, pervert, pickle, pilfer, plaster, play havoc with, play hob with, prejudice, profane, prostitute, ravage, ravish, savage, scathe, soil, souse, spike, spoil, stain, stew, stone, swack, tamper with, tarnish, threaten, tipsify, torment, torture, twist, ulcerate, violate, vitiate, vulgarize, warp, water, water down, wound, wreak havoc on, wrong
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