What does it mean to bastardize something?
transitive verb. 1 : to reduce from a higher to a lower state or condition : debase. 2 : to declare or prove to be a bastard. 3 : to modify especially by introducing discordant or disparate elements.
Does bastardized mean corrupt?
Australian. to harass or humiliate as part of initiation into a college or regiment. verb (used without object), bas·tard·ized, bas·tard·iz·ing. to become debased. Also especially British, bas·tard·ise .
Is Bastardize vulgar?
of abnormal, irregular or otherwise inferior qualities (size, shape etc.) (UK, vulgar) Very unpleasant.
What does Basterised mean?
(bɑːstəʳdaɪzd , bæs-) regional note: in BRIT, also use bastardised. adjective [usually ADJECTIVE noun] If you refer to something as a bastardized form of something else, you mean that the first thing is similar to or copied from the second thing, but is of much poorer quality. [formal, disapproval]
What does Adulturate mean?
: to corrupt, debase, or make impure by the addition of a foreign or inferior substance or element especially : to prepare for sale by replacing more valuable with less valuable or inert ingredients He was in the same plight as the manufacturer who has to adulterate and misrepresent his product.
What is the nearest meaning of degrade?
to lower in character or quality; debase. to reduce (someone) to a lower rank, degree, etc.; deprive of office, rank, status, or title, especially as a punishment: degraded from director to assistant director. to reduce in amount, strength, intensity, etc.
What is debase self?
: the act or process of lowering oneself in status, esteem, quality, or character : the act or process of debasing oneself humility bordering on self-debasement.
What is the word vitiate mean?
1 : to make faulty or defective : impair the comic impact is vitiated by obvious haste— William Styron. 2 : to debase in moral or aesthetic status a mind vitiated by prejudice. 3 : to make ineffective fraud vitiates a contract.
What do you mean by adulterate and substitute?
Adulteration is described as intentional substitution with another plant species or intentional addition of a foreign substance to increase the weight or potency of the product or to decrease its cost. In general, adulteration is considered as an intentional practice.