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  • Always, it would have to be complicated—adulterated—by his unwanted fame as one of the flagraisers.†   (source)
  • It may be as Your Grace suggests, though in most cases adulterating a poison only lessens its potency.†   (source)
  • Even Mary Burns, who no doubt taught her daughters the value of family, found that they honored her training of them by keeping to themselves, as if her involvement would be an adulteration.†   (source)
  • He was in the same plight as the manufacturer who has to adulterate and misrepresent his product.   (source)
    adulterate = corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance
  • Of course, imitation and adulteration are the essence of competition--they are but another form of the phrase 'to buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest.'   (source)
    adulteration = the act of corrupting, debasing, or making impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance
  • When the children were not well at home, Teta Elzbieta would gather herbs and cure them; now she was obliged to go to the drugstore and buy extracts--and how was she to know that they were all adulterated?   (source)
    adulterated = corrupted of made less good by adding a foreign or inferior substance
  • Consider all the waste incidental to the manufacture of cheap qualities of goods, of goods made to sell and deceive the ignorant; consider the wastes of adulteration,--the shoddy clothing, the cotton blankets, the unstable tenements, the ground-cork life-preservers, the adulterated milk, the aniline soda water, the potato-flour sausages--   (source)
  • On one side of the room were the hoppers, into which men shoveled loads of meat and wheelbarrows full of spices; in these great bowls were whirling knives that made two thousand revolutions a minute, and when the meat was ground fine and adulterated with potato flour, and well mixed with water, it was forced to the stuffing machines on the other side of the room.   (source)
  • A government official has stated that the nation suffers a loss of a billion and a quarter dollars a year through adulterated foods; which means, of course, not only materials wasted that might have been useful outside of the human stomach, but doctors and nurses for people who would otherwise have been well, and undertakers for the whole human race ten or twenty years before the proper time.   (source)
  • …and the same with any other man or woman who had a means of getting "graft," and was willing to pay over a share of it: the green-goods man and the highwayman, the pickpocket and the sneak thief, and the receiver of stolen goods, the seller of adulterated milk, of stale fruit and diseased meat, the proprietor of unsanitary tenements, the fake doctor and the usurer, the beggar and the "pushcart man," the prize fighter and the professional slugger, the race-track "tout," the procurer,…   (source)
  • Consider all the waste incidental to the manufacture of cheap qualities of goods, of goods made to sell and deceive the ignorant; consider the wastes of adulteration,--the shoddy clothing, the cotton blankets, the unstable tenements, the ground-cork life-preservers, the adulterated milk, the aniline soda water, the potato-flour sausages--   (source)
    adulteration = the act of corrupting, debasing, or making impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance
  • And on all of them that want to adulterate the pure white blood of the South.†   (source)
  • Crome, I thought, looked at him with a tinge of dislike adulterating the usual calm superiority.†   (source)
  • Perhaps he could not tell his greatness from ungreat-ness and so mixed them together that what was adulterated was lost.†   (source)
  • Yet how painful to be recalled, to be mitigated, to have one's self adulterated, mixed up, become part of another.†   (source)
  • I do not adulterate the product with aphrodisiacs nor dilute it with romance and water; for I am merely executing your commission, not producing a popular play for the market.†   (source)
  • Before sunset, other considerations adulterated them, and the sense of guilt (so strangely connected with our first sight of any suffering) had begun to wear away.†   (source)
  • And Mrs. Lynde says you can never be sure of getting good baking powder nowadays when everything is so adulterated.†   (source)
  • Ah—that public-house experience accounts for your knowing about the adulteration of the ale when we went and had some that Sunday evening.†   (source)
  • I remember going to him at about that time and asking him what the D.S.O. was, and he grunted out: "It's a sort of a thing they give grocers who've honourably supplied the troops with adulterated coffee in war-time"—something of that sort.†   (source)
  • "Adulterated—I can't touch it!"†   (source)
  • At the wave of the statue's hand the great chords roll out again but this time Mozart's music gets grotesquely adulterated with Gounod's.†   (source)
  • The aristocracy he defended, in spite of the political marriages by which it tried to secure breeding for itself, had its mind undertrained by silly schoolmasters and governesses, its character corrupted by gratuitous luxury, its self-respect adulterated to complete spuriousness by flattery and flunkeyism.†   (source)
  • No sooner had he fallen, than each pulled things to himself; the spirit of combat succeeded to the spirit of organization, bitterness to cordiality, hatred of one another to the benevolence of the founder towards all; the threads which M. Madeleine had set were tangled and broken, the methods were adulterated, the products were debased, confidence was killed; the market diminished, for lack of orders; salaries were reduced, the workshops stood still, bankruptcy arrived.†   (source)
  • She also stumbled, with a large balance of success against her failures, through various philanthropic recommendations to Try our Mixture, Try our Family Black, Try our Orange-flavoured Pekoe, challenging competition at the head of Flowery Teas; and various cautions to the public against spurious establishments and adulterated articles.†   (source)
  • We seek our friend not sacredly but with an adulterate passion which would appropriate him to ourselves.†   (source)
  • I suppose one reason why we are seldom able to comfort our neighbours with our words is that our goodwill gets adulterated, in spite of ourselves, before it can pass our lips.†   (source)
  • Mr. Spenlow being a little drowsy after the champagne — honour to the soil that grew the grape, to the grape that made the wine, to the sun that ripened it, and to the merchant who adulterated it!†   (source)
  • If I might take the liberty of saying so, sir, I don't think the milk which is boiled with it is quite genuine; but I am aware, sir, that there is a great adulteration of milk, in London, and that the article in a pure state is difficult to be obtained.'†   (source)
  • I don't suppose you have any unadulterated vegetables?   (source)
    unadulterated = pure (without anything added)
  • When focusing on them, he didn't focus on himself, and their joy still held an unadulterated purity.   (source)
    unadulterated = pure
  • I didn't cut this fella off for the sheer unadulterated pleasure of it, although it is an excellent weight-loss strategy.   (source)
  • No, it was not anger, it was loathing; it was hatred, sheer and unadulterated, and as she became lost in hatred she also began to be lost in IT.   (source)
    unadulterated = pure or complete
  • But here I was now, less than fifty feet from them, telling myself that the sudden taste in my mouth wasn't unadulterated, naked fear.   (source)
    unadulterated = pure
  • I wasn't just sweating the chick I was dripping pure unadulterated love.†   (source)
  • Josh Richter (agree"six feet of unadulterated hotness.†   (source)
  • Upstream, clean mothers washed clothes and pots in unadulterated factory effluents.†   (source)
  • I don't think I had ever before, or have ever since, witnessed such unadulterated joy.†   (source)
  • My locker was an unadulterated crap hole—half trash can, half book storage.†   (source)
  • His face was contorted by pure, unadulterated fear.†   (source)
  • Apparently her self-imposed sentence of unadulterated good-listenership had been fully served.†   (source)
  • The anticipation there gave way to blank incomprehension and then to pure, unadulterated rage.†   (source)
  • She has a home, which is more important than any of that other unadulterated pyscho-garbage.†   (source)
  • Their three-minute relationship was the thing itself in its most unadulterated form.†   (source)
  • It was a sound of unadulterated hatred and rage.†   (source)
  • It was pure, unadulterated Kate McTiernan.†   (source)
  • She d heard the story from history-the unadulterated truth-and she'd become intoxicated by it.†   (source)
  • It doesn't gel with the pure unadulterated sex that drips from his pores.†   (source)
  • Not in the clearest hour of Zollverein's clearest day has Werner breathed air so unadulterated by dust.†   (source)
  • We bonded through hatred—hatred of the infesteds and their alien masters, sure, but also our fierce, uncompromising, unadulterated hatred of Sergeant Reznik, our rage made all the more intense by the fact that we could never express it.†   (source)
  • There's a handful of dry cereal in a plastic snap-top container, so he eats that; it's unadulterated junk-gene cardboard and he has to chew it a lot and drink some water to get it down.†   (source)
  • Finding her would mean exposure to unadulterated sunlight, and even the diminishing rays of early evening could provoke an attack.†   (source)
  • I can eat unadulterated vegetables.†   (source)
  • Unadulterated?†   (source)
  • When I finally am able to push the thudding to the back of my head, I'm bowled over by the colors and smells and unadulterated joy around me.†   (source)
  • It was a blessed few weeks of giddy, unadulterated joy, the first happiness that Vivek had known in his life.†   (source)
  • She looked at us and smiled obscenely, and I had never seen a smile convey such unadulterated contempt; she looked at us with absolute hatred, as though she were staring into a toilet bowl filled with used condoms.†   (source)
  • "To the heroes of Monterrey!" announced the governor with his arms raised high, sharing for a moment the feeling of unadulterated triumph.†   (source)
  • In theory, the pool water already in their sampling tube would flow into the first bladder, before the second bladder filled with unadulterated red fluid.†   (source)
  • Pure, unadulterated bliss.†   (source)
  • I had pure unadulterated rage.†   (source)
  • Everything is set up, though, the rented thick-stemmed wineglasses, the bottles of mediocre hooch, the mineral water for teetotalers, because who would serve unadulterated chlorine from the tap?†   (source)
  • Pure, unadulterated fear.†   (source)
  • Where parents would notice a chin that looked like Aunt Marge's or a nose that resembled Grandpa's, Lacy would see instead a gaze wide with wisdom and peace-eight pounds of unadulterated possibility.†   (source)
  • It had been months since she had first seen it, yet she had never grown used to the grandeur, the sumptuousness, the simple, unadulterated wealth.†   (source)
  • It is strange that sometimes, even now, I remember unadulteratedly a certain morning when I touched my friend's wrist (as if by accident, and he pretended not to notice) as we passed on the stairs in school.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in unadulteratedly means not and reverses the meaning of adulteratedly. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • It was as though, the mind being unable to stand unadulterated horror, we had had an interval of normal human interests …… We had, one and all, felt the impossibility of [garbled] fourth letter should come revealing the [garbled].†   (source)
  • It was pure, unadulterated religious egoism.†   (source)
  • Is it sheer love of their species, and an unadulterated wish to see young people happy and dancing?†   (source)
  • Ah, that is human nature, Sergeant! pure, unadulterated Scotch human nature.†   (source)
  • It is pure unadulterated country life.†   (source)
  • …little hollow and monotone, with just a hint of Plan—or even if you just saw him there, so blondly correct, his hair nicely trimmed, his head with the stamp of something classic about it, his air cool and languid, suggesting an inherited, unconscious arrogance, then you could not doubt that this Hans Castorp was an honest, unadulterated product of the local soil, superbly at home in it—even he himself, had he ever actually considered the matter, would not have doubted it for a moment.†   (source)
  • But, alas, it was again the case of the honest merchant, who finds that the genuine and unadulterated article is driven to the wall by the artistic counterfeit.†   (source)
  • "That is it precisely, Signor Aladdin; it is hashish—the purest and most unadulterated hashish of Alexandria,—the hashish of Abou-Gor, the celebrated maker, the only man, the man to whom there should be built a palace, inscribed with these words, 'A grateful world to the dealer in happiness.'†   (source)
  • Then up comes Maryann; throws the loose locks into the middle of the fleece, rolls it up, and carries it into the background as three-and-a-half pounds of unadulterated warmth for the winter enjoyment of persons unknown and far away, who will, however, never experience the superlative comfort derivable from the wool as it here exists, new and pure—before the unctuousness of its nature whilst in a living state has dried, stiffened, and been washed out—rendering it just now as superior…†   (source)
  • There he stood, with a border of grizzled locks beneath his skull-cap, while his grey eyes, accustomed to the shaded light of his study, were winking, like those of Hester's infant, in the unadulterated sunshine.†   (source)
  • Ensconced in a pleasant room, with my dear little charge, I laid my head on my pillow, for the first time, with the delightful consciousness of pure, unadulterated freedom.†   (source)
  • But Hetty had no knowledge of gaols, and little of the nature of crimes, beyond what her unadulterated and almost instinctive perceptions of right and wrong taught her, and this sally of the rude being who had spoken was lost upon her.†   (source)
  • To say he risked his life twenty times in order to capture this bird is simply the unadulterated truth; but he fared so well, the animal went into his sack to join the honeycombs.†   (source)
  • For as Jones had really that taste for humour which many affect, he expected to enjoy much entertainment in the criticisms of Partridge, from whom he expected the simple dictates of nature, unimproved, indeed, but likewise unadulterated, by art.†   (source)
  • Having said these words, he invited the strangers into his house; his two sons and two daughters presented them with several sorts of sherbet, which they made themselves, with Kaimak enriched with the candied-peel of citrons, with oranges, lemons, pine-apples, pistachio-nuts, and Mocha coffee unadulterated with the bad coffee of Batavia or the American islands.†   (source)
  • This mode of criticism, so destructive of all sound unadulterated judgment, is almost universal: I have therefore to request, that the Reader would abide independently by his own feelings, and that if he finds himself affected he would not suffer such conjectures to interfere with his pleasure.†   (source)
  • /To deacon/, a verb of decent mien in colonial days, signifying to read a hymn line by line, responded to the rough humor of the time, and began to mean to swindle or adulterate, /e. g./, to put the largest berries at the top of the box, to extend one's fences /sub rosa/, or to mix sand with sugar.†   (source)
  • The collapse which Bloom ascribed to gastric inanition and certain chemical compounds of varying degrees of adulteration and alcoholic strength, accelerated by mental exertion and the velocity of rapid circular motion in a relaxing atmosphere, Stephen attributed to the reapparition of a matutinal cloud (perceived by both from two different points of observation Sandycove and Dublin) at first no bigger than a woman's hand.†   (source)
  • …lump sugar, two onions, one, the larger, Spanish, entire, the other, smaller, Irish, bisected with augmented surface and more redolent, a jar of Irish Model Dairy's cream, a jug of brown crockery containing a naggin and a quarter of soured adulterated milk, converted by heat into water, acidulous serum and semisolidified curds, which added to the quantity subtracted for Mr Bloom's and Mrs Fleming's breakfasts, made one imperial pint, the total quantity originally delivered, two cloves,…†   (source)
  • Thy Edward he is dead, that kill'd my Edward; The other Edward dead to quit my Edward; Young York he is but boot, because both they Match not the high perfection of my loss: Thy Clarence he is dead that stabb'd my Edward; And the beholders of this frantic play, The adulterate Hastings, Rivers, Vaughan, Grey, Untimely smother'd in their dusky graves.†   (source)
  • I am possess'd with an adulterate blot; My blood is mingled with the crime of lust: For if we two be one, and thou play false, I do digest the poison of thy flesh, Being strumpeted by thy contagion.†   (source)
  • Ay, that incestuous, that adulterate beast, With witchcraft of his wit, with traitorous gifts,— O wicked wit and gifts, that have the power So to seduce!†   (source)
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