contaminate

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  • The entire area had either no running water, or contaminated water for one week.
  • Neither I nor my sister will stay in any family to contaminate it. Cited from He Knew He Was Right, by Anthony Trollope
  • She started a successful program to deal with contaminated lands in urban areas.
  • Some of the oil filled a hole more than deep and contaminated the local water table.
  • Many different types of food can be contaminated that have an animal origin.
  • Near-total to total power loss is likely for up to several weeks and water will likely also be lost or contaminated.
  • Disease may occur as much as two months after eating contaminated food.
  • It is often worn by food service workers to prevent hair from contaminating the food.
  • A recent study found the plant is capable of growing in fuel-contaminated soil.
  • Each experiment was supposed to contaminate an area of about for about a half year.
  • This was especially important in more primitive times when people often ate contaminated food.
  • Some chemicals remain in the water after treatment, which may contaminate the water system.
  • The condition of data being contaminated is called a race.
  • She could not bear to expose those whom she loved best to the contaminating influence of such society. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V1
  • Perhaps because they are themselves innocent, until the great, wicked world contaminates them. Cited from Clemence, by Retta Babcock
  • This means that they should be washed, while persons who aid them take care not to be contaminated themselves.
  • The residents believe that the outer world has become too contaminated for human life with the exception of one island.
  • It was restored in recent times with old material from a contaminated cathedral.
  • They should also avoid possibly contaminated food and water.
  • She thought she had been contaminated at the plant.
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Words starting with contaminate

Meaning of contaminate

  • verb Make radioactive by adding radioactive material
    Don't drink the water--it's contaminated