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adulterate (something) with

To dilute or corrupt one substance with another. After an increase in fatal overdoses, the police discovered that the local drug dealers were adulterating heroin with fentanyl. The remake adulterates the classic story with a political agenda.
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adulterate something with something

to dilute or taint something with some other substance. They adulterated the wine with some sort of drug.
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None of the raw herb samples were adulterated with dyes; the latter were only found in extracts and finished products.
Cream is adulterated with gelatin, and formaldehyde is employed as a preservative for it.
It said out of the 4,503 samples collected between January 2012 and May 2013, 1,280 were found to be adulterated with detergent, starch, carbohydrate and whitener.
Water being supplied to us is extremely filthy and is adulterated with sewerage line filth.
Indians may think twice before gulping down a glass of milk after the country's food safety regulator found most samples collected in a survey were either diluted or adulterated with products including fertilizer, bleach and detergent.
The study, conducted this month by the food safety and standards authority of India, found milk was adulterated with skimmed milk powder and glucose, or more shockingly hydrogen peroxide, urea and detergent.
Black tea, both packed and unpacked, is being adulterated with a number of substances like shells of grams, which were coloured even with chicken blood, to give dark colour to it.
Addition of four to five drops of 3% hydrogen peroxide in approximately 200 [micro]L of urine adulterated with PCC caused rapid formation of a dark-brown color and a dark-brown precipitate appeared on standing.
Working on wood panels with a mixture of water-based oil, gouache, and acrylic--sometimes adulterated with glitter and tiny stones--Bas depicts a couple in a graveyard preparing to carry out a suicide pact (The Lovers of Lyons) (all works 2004); what might be the aftermath of a double murder (The Kept Boy); and a bunker or mine filled with fencers (For You It Has Come to This).
Initially, it was thought the whisky may have been adulterated with methanol but early tests have not shown any sign of it.
Recent studies carried out by food-certification laboratories indicate that some of the brands have been adulterated with colouring agents like Tartrazine or sunset yellow," ITA sources said.
But increasingly, the oil that people buy has been adulterated with cheaper oils, which may not have the same nutritional benefits.
THREE years after MAFF claimed new research methods had identified orange juices adulterated with sugar and pulp wash, a Surrey-based firm of importers has this week been fined 9,000[pounds].
Nikdel's research was prompted out of concern that some juice being sold as "all Florida orange juice" might in fact be adulterated with less expensive juice from other regions.
I don't rule out the possibility that milk adulterated with chemicals is sold in Delhi.