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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To again corrupt, pollute, render unfit, taint.

Usage examples (6)
  • Verb (used with object) : to contaminate a lake with sewage. ,to contaminate a laboratory
  • Make sure your husband doesn't give it to you and you don't give it to your son so hand washing is most important so the virus doesn't stick around and recontaminate you...
  • But more worrying for CCHQ than short-term poll slides is the potential for this to recontaminate the brand, especially by injecting some kind of "Tory toff" poison into...
  • Wiping back and forth can recontaminate areas after they've been cleaned. for more
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