implies pollution or desecration of that which should be kept pure or sacred
implies complete befoulment through contamination, and now often suggests an impairment of purity that makes something injurious to health
emphasizes effect over cause and implies that some measure of decay or corruption has taken place tainted meat
means to make impure, unclean, or unfit for use through contact or addition milk contaminated by radioactive fallout
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