purity

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any substance that adulterates (lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance) adulterant , adulterator
changer who lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance adulterator
lessen strength or purity attenuate , dilute
(Hinduism) a hereditary social class among Hindus; stratified according to ritual purity caste
chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue chroma , intensity , saturation , vividness
silver of the degree of purity established for making legal silver coins coin silver
in Hinduism, goddess of purity and posterity and a benevolent aspect of Devi; the `brilliant' Gauri
silver articles, mark of quality or purity on hallmark
gold purity mark hallmark , plate mark
iron of high purity ingot iron
scrupulous or exaggerated insistence on purity or correctness (especially in language) purism
having lost purity and freshness as a consequence of aging staleness
wrought iron of high purity made in Sweden Swedish iron
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