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(v) to courrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value

Hospitals take striict precautions to assure that nothing adulterate the blood supply.

syn. contaminate,pollute, sully

ant. purify purge expurgate
(adj) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical

Occasionally a teacher will come across a child who displays ambidextrous ablities when taught to write.
syn. versatile,facile

ant. clusmy, all thumbs, maladroit
(v) to make larger, increase

Many couples have to augment their income in order to pay their mortgage ona new home.

syn. enlarge, supplment, amplify

ant. decrease, diminsh
(adj.part.)deprived of; made unhappy through a loss

Individals who live to be very old may eventually find themselves completley bereft of friends and family

syn. bereaved

ants. replete, well provided
(v) to position or arrange, to utilize, to form up

Abugle call is a signal use to deploy troops for inspection, parade, or battle

synstation, organize
(adj) stern, unyielding gloomy, ill-humored

Dicken's Mr. Gradgrind in the novel Hard Times is an exaple of a character with a dour and sullen expression

syn. harsh, bleak, forbidding
ant. cheery, genial
(n) courage in racing aitticultres

The residents of Mississippi delta showed remarkable foritiude during and after the flood that destroyed there homes and businesses.

syn. reslove
ant. fearfulness