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CONTAMContamination
CONTAMContaminate
CONTAMCommittee On Nationwide Television Audience Measurement
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But with the judge it is otherwise; since he governs mind by mind; he ought not therefore to have been trained among vicious minds, and to have associated with them from youth upwards, and to have gone through the whole calendar of crime, only in order that he may quickly infer the crimes of others as he might their bodily diseases from his own self-consciousness; the honourable mind which is to form a healthy judgment should have had no experience or contamination of evil habits when young.
she said, in a voice scarce louder than a whisper, but with a tone of startling vehemence, and, seizing the boy, she snatched him from me, as if some dire contamination were in my touch, and then stood with one hand firmly clasping his, the other on his shoulder, fixing upon me her large, luminous dark eyes - pale, breathless, quivering with agitation.
The contamination of her crime spread out, tainted the universe, tainted himself; woke up all the dormant infamies of the world; caused a ghastly kind of clairvoyance in which he could see the towns and fields of the earth, its sacred places, its temples and its houses, peopled by monsters--by monsters of duplicity, lust, and murder.
It seemed to me that a stronger breeze would have blown away the contamination which clung to the ship.
All the other sounds of this earth brought contamination to the solitude of a soul.
The influence of example on one hand, and the contamination of too free an intercourse on the other, began to manifest themselves, even in that portion of his own flock, which he had supposed to be too thoroughly folded in spiritual government ever to stray.
Here I stand, with the contamination of a jail upon me; but it is possible that you may think me better suited to her than her former husband was.
Finally, single-use products can improve overall production yields as part of a manufacturer's integrated contamination control strategy.
Blisters are often a sign of delamination of layers or particulate contamination.
The contamination has led to a massive, voluntary recall of fresh spinach.
Isolated areas of soil contamination were found, but the experienced developer believed the identified pollution could be adequately managed and remediated.
The 996-acre Whittaker-Bermite property in Santa Clarita -- linked to perchlorate contamination in groundwater -- is not a federally designated Formerly Utilized Defense Site.
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