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Noun
Cleansing actions to remove impurities or wrongdoing
“The purging of corruption within the company was essential for restoring its reputation.”
Noun
The action of forcing something out, especially from a bodily organ
Noun
The act of removing or putting an end to something, especially forcefully or thoroughly
Noun
The action of forcing someone to leave a place or organization
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The act of expelling or throwing up the contents of one's stomach
Noun
Any psychological disorder characterized by abnormal eating habits
Adjective
Tending to purge or empty
Adjective
Cleansing or stimulating bodily functions, acting as a purging, aperient, or aperitive aid
Adjective
Of or pertaining to abstersion
Verb
Present participle for to remove or get rid of (completely)
“After you identify these inactive profiles, you can purge them from the system.”
Verb
Present participle for to empty a place or container
“A small amount of propellant may be put in to purge the container of air before the valve is fastened into place.”
Verb
Present participle for to dismiss from a position or role, especially en masse
“The new government decided to purge officials from public life on the basis of their secret police files.”
Verb
Present participle for to expel from a place, especially en masse
“It is much easier to repel foreign invaders at your own shores than to purge them from the country once they have established themselves throughout the land.”
Verb
Present participle for to purify or cleanse, literally, figuratively or ceremonially
“If we are not free when we act from desire, it seems that the only possible path to freedom is to purge oneself of all desires.”
Verb
Present participle for to free from sin, guilt, or the burden or responsibility of misdeeds
“In each town, they stopped to whip themselves in a violent public ritual in order to purge themselves of their sins.”
Verb
Present participle for to remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
Verb
Present participle for to eject matter from the stomach through the mouth
Verb
Present participle for to completely remove or get rid of
Verb
Present participle for to rid oneself, or a person, of something undesirable or evil
Verb
Present participle for to make clean and hygienic
Verb
Present participle for to clean or polish thoroughly
Verb
Present participle for to erase, revoke or strike out
Verb
Present participle for to carry out spring-cleaning on (a room, a house, etc)
Verb
Present participle for to throw or give off (gas, light, etc.)
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Present participle for to kill or cause the death of
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