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im·pure

impure

 
pronunciation:
ihm pyur
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part of speech: adjective
definition: mixed with something that is harmful; polluted or not pure.
Coal miners get sick from breathing impure air.The metals in an impure diamond may give it a yellow color.
synonyms:
contaminated
antonyms:
clean, pure
similar words:
foul, mixed, poisonous
derivations: impurely (adv.), impureness (n.)
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