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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pollute.

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Examples

  • About 90% of your edits are talk, talk, talk, in the typical rules and your petty namecalling pollutes the site.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • That was the conundrum the Wall Street Journal's Joe Morgenstern couldn't quite get his head around, concluding that the movie's slapdash relationship with reality "weakens its claim to authenticity with fictional fudgings" and simultaneously "pollutes" its appeal by encumbering the action with "real-world meaning."

    Variety.com

  • California’s farms found that out) and "pollutes" the scenery even more than a gas plant with it’s sheer size.

    YAPP in Fluvanna at cvillenews.com

  • Although biodiesel pollutes less than regular diesel when it comes out of a tail pipe, the farming involved to produce crop-based biofuels actually increases pollution worldwide, city officials say.

    Seattle bails on biofuels (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • We know that America's use of coal pollutes our air and water, destabilizes our climate, and even pollutes our politics.

    Michael Brune: Five Easy Ways to Get Clean Energy

  • So-called acid mine drainage, most of it from abandoned boom-time relics, pollutes an estimated 12,000 miles of streams throughout the West — about 40 percent of western waterways.

    Shafted

  • Even if during your hotel stay you're turning off lights, lowering the A/C, and letting the little soaps be, you may be doing harm simply by giving your business to a place that burns through energy, pollutes water, or creates tons of waste.

    Avital Binshtock: How to Green Your Hotel Stay

  • These facilities are lined and sealed so no toxicity pollutes the ground water, and they are capped and slowly cooked using high pressure and temperature to break down toxic long-chained molecules.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Missing Arctic Sea Ice: Wake-Up Call

  • These individuals say they're suffering from cancer because they live too close to a Koch Industries factory, which pollutes rivers and creeks flowing near their rural homes.

    Robert Greenwald: More Reports of Cancer Near Koch Brothers' Factory

  • “We want to ensure that a range of alternatives are put on the table for the public to evaluate, including a 2015 transition date … We cannot hold our breath while this plant pollutes for another 15 years.”

    There is No Plan for that Corridor « PubliCola

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