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English verb: pollute

1. pollute (change) make impure


SamplesThe industrial wastes polluted the lake.


Synonymscontaminate, foul


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)begrime, bemire, colly, dirty, grime, soil


Narrower (hyponym)infect, taint









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