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impure

  
  
A substance that is impure is not of good quality because it has other substances mixed with it.      adj  
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impure

  
1    admixed, adulterated, alloyed, debased, mixed, unrefined  
2    contaminated, defiled, dirty, filthy, foul, infected, polluted, sullied, tainted, unclean, unwholesome, vitiated  
3    carnal, coarse, corrupt, gross, immodest, immoral, indecent, indelicate, lascivious, lewd, licentious, lustful, obscene, prurient, ribald, salacious, smutty, unchaste, unclean, X-rated     (informal)  
  
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2    clean, immaculate, spotless, squeaky-clean, undefiled, unsullied  
3    chaste, decent, delicate, modest, moral, pure, wholesome  

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impute, impulse, implore, impress

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