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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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Adulteration should be kept in mind by the consumers before they purchase food products, especially sweets during festivals like Holi.
However, we are in favour of establishing a powerful food authority in Balochistan to check on the spot and mobile courts should punish the people on the spot so that the rampant corruption and adulteration is brought to a complete halt.
As such, the adulteration of kerosene with higher priced petroleum products deprives the government of revenue while motorists are also cheated as the adulterated fuels increase fuel consumption and damage the engines.
In response to various supplementary questions during Question Hour, the minister said state of the art lab would also be set up to check adulteration in the food items.
Commenting on the loose milk, Prof Awan said: "Caution needs to be taken on loose milk, as its supply is mostly subject to adulteration, which means the deliberate, non-accidental, preventable changes in milk for making economic gain and/or to save milk from spoilage.
It is high time for the government to intensify monitoring system against food adulteration and punish those responsible for the crime.
Mengal said that complete elimination of adulteration milk is not possible until intense vigilance on sale of loose milk.
Results: Adulteration of a number of tea tree oil samples was demonstrated either by abnormal enantiomeric ratios and/or the presence of compounds that are not known to occur naturally in tea tree oil.
In the 8- point guidelines, the government asked Delhiites to stay away from dark- coloured sweets as they are prone to adulteration.
Stefan Gafner, PhD, who is also technical director of the Botanical Adulterants Program, explained: "The occurrence of arnica adulteration with Heterotheca inuloides has been known for over half a century, and is readily detected by macroscopic, microscopic, chemical and/or DNA analysis.
Food adulteration is carried on to a most frightening size in every hook and corner of the country.
Understanding the Source of Intentional Adulteration Threats
Adulteration in traditional sweets is eroding consumers' confidence that is fuelling chocolate demand during Diwali.
When it comes to food adulteration no other country can beat Pakistan because this is a country where everyone has unlimited freedom to indulge in such activities with no possibility of retribution.
But will Maggi's disappearing from our kitchens or its surviving the controversy clean up the large scale food adulteration and food contamination in India?