adulterate

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adulterate (something) with (something)

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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