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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make dirty and unhealthy; contaminate.

Usage examples (37)
  • Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.
  • I forgive you, said I, and wish you happy; yet, on this condition only, that you never again pollute my ears with the recital of your infamous passion.
  • Wait a few moments, then click on your hero to 'pollute' the water.
  • Juries may award millions, but these cases arguably similar to use of Ford cars to 'pollute' are always shot down at the appellate stage for lack of proximate causation. for more
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