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im·pu·ri·ty  audio  (m-pyr-t) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. im·pu·ri·ties
  1. The quality or condition of being impure, especially:
    1. Contamination or pollution.
    2. Lack of consistency or homogeneity; adulteration.
    3. A state of immorality; sin.
  2. Something that renders something else impure; an inferior component or additive.



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