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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act of removing by cleansing; The act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge

Usage examples (34)
  • Verb (used with object) : to purge a political party of disloyal members
  • purging all meats, The word purging, here, means to purify, to cleanse.
  • Electronic purging is so much harder than physical organization, I think, because it takes up no space.
  • In the spring of 1794, Robespierre succeeded in purging first the ultra-radical H√©bertists and then the "indulgent" Dantonists. for more
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