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Related / Similar Words: purging, purgation, vomit, vomit up, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up, flush, scour, purify, sanctify

 

Definition:
  • an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements;
  • the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge;
  • excrete or evacuate (someone''s bowels or body); "The doctor decided that the patient must be purged";
  • eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night";
  • rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank";
  • rid of impurities; "purge the water"; "purge your mind";
  • make pure or free from sin or guilt; "he left the monastery purified";
  • clear of a charge;
  • oust politically; "Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime";

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    Hyponyms: catharsis, katharsis, abreaction, purgation, colonic, colonic irrigation, high colonic, purification, spiritualize, spiritualise, lustrate

     

    Derivational Morphology: flush, scour, purify, sanctify, catharsis, katharsis, purgation, vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, puking, vomiter, spewer, vomitus, puke, heave, retch, sick, emetic, vomitive, nauseant, purging, sanctification, ideal, paragon, nonpareil, saint, apotheosis, nonesuch, nonsuch, holy man, holy person, angel, purification, purity, sinlessness, innocence

     

     
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