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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A medicine that cleans out the system adj. - Strongly laxative.

Usage examples (25)
  • The great value of the oil as a purgative is the mildness and rapidity with
  • These states are also described as the purgative, illuminative, and unitive ways.
  • Mystical theology is generally divided into three parts, respectively called the purgative, the illuminative, and the unitive life.
  • -- Syrmea is a purgative plant very common in Egypt. for more
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