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to defile; to pollute
The impure gemstone was not good enough to be made into a necklace, so it was thrown out.
Defiled by sin or guilt; unholy; unhallowed; -- said of persons or things.
Unchaste; lewd; unclean; obscene; as, impure language or ideas.
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abominable, common, cursed, polluted, secular, unconsecrated, unhallowed, unholy, unsanctified, wicked, worldly
blessed, consecrated, devoted, divine, hallowed, holy, sacred, saintly, set apart
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combined with extraneous elements
sheer, white, unmixed, native, fresh, unadulterated, axenic, clean, undefiled, pure, light, unclouded, unalloyed, sublimate, unpolluted, virginal, fine, uncontaminated, clear, immaculate, unmingled, pristine, plain
(used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene
clean, pure, sheer, sublimate, unmingled, uncontaminated, unpolluted, fine, unalloyed, unadulterated, native, white, axenic, clear, virginal, undefiled, unclouded, pristine, fresh, light, plain, immaculate, unmixed
having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws
"unclean meat"; "and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3
unclean, soiled, dirty
pristine, immaculate, pure, virginal, fine, clear, white, undefiled, fresh, light, uncontaminated, native, clean, sublimate, unalloyed, unadulterated, unmingled, sheer, unpolluted, unmixed, axenic, plain, unclouded
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tainted, defiled, contaminated, polluted, vitiated, infected, adulterated, alloyed, sophisticated, unchaste, lewd, indelicate, indecent, barbarous, vulgar, hybrid
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According to ancient Jewish ritual law, vessels made of pottery are easily made impure and must be broken, stone, on the other hand, was thought to be a material which can never become ritually impure, and as a result ancient Jews began to produce some of their everyday tableware from stone.
Unsullied poverty is always happy, while impure wealth brings with it many sorrows.
All orthodox opinion -- that is, today, revolutionary opinion either of the pure or the impure variety -- is anti-man.
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