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 Meanings and Examples of POLLUTION
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 n.  contamination; introduction into the environment of a thing that has harmful or poisonous effects
Classic Sentence:
1  Deeply as I felt my own unconscious part in his pollution of an honest home, I believed that if I had been brought face to face with him, I could not have uttered one reproach.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
2  In ready-made clothes and ready-made high-school phrases they sank into propriety, and the sound American customs had absorbed without one trace of pollution another alien invasion.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
3  We rise; one wand'ring thought pollutes the day.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
4  All are of one mind, to leave the guilty land, and abandoning a polluted home, to let the gales waft our fleets.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK THIRD
5  He shall uproot Argos and Agamemnonian Mycenae, and the Aeacid's own heir, the seed of Achilles mighty in arms, avenging his ancestors in Troy and Minerva's polluted temple.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Context  Highlight   In BOOK SIXTH
6  Or else it looked as if it had gradually decomposed into that nightmare condition, out of the overflowings of the polluted stream.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
7  The crowded mirror of the Horican was gone; and, in its place, the green and angry waters lashed the shores, as if indignantly casting back its impurities to the polluted strand.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 18
Example Sentence: (53 in 4 pages)
16  Allegations of a cover-up of the effects of industrial pollution have been strongly denied by the Environment Minister.
17  Governments of many countries have established laws to protect the air, forests and sea resources and to stop environmental pollution.
18  Recycling also helps control environmental pollution by reducing the need for waste dumps.
19  A Royal Commission has been set up to examine environmental pollution.
20  The pollution of the forest has seriously affected plant life and, to a lesser extent, wildlife.
21  Richer countries must dig deeper into their pockets if global problems, such as pollution, are to be solved.
22  Britain came bottom on efforts to tackle pollution and global warming.
23  The computer model assesses the likely impact of new pollution sources.
24  Environmentalists are alarmed by the dramatic increase in pollution.
25  The report ascribes the rise in childhood asthma to the increase in pollution.
26  The government itself has little information on the extent of industrial pollution.
27  There has been a sharp decrease in pollution since the law was introduced.
28  The authority can chase up the source of the pollution and demand that the owner clean it up.
29  We're trying to raise awareness about the environment in general and air pollution in particular.
30  Growing levels of pollution represent a serious health hazard to the local population.