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Definition 1: freeing from noxious matter - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where purifying or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • filtration is a purifying agent

(purifying is similar to ...) cleansing the body by washing; especially ritual washing of e.g. hands

"ablutionary rituals"

(purifying is similar to ...) freeing from error or corruption

"the antiseptic effect of sturdy criticism"

(purifying is similar to ...) having cleansing power

Definition 2: serving to purge or rid of sin - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where purifying or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • purgatorial rites

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Definition 3: acting like an antiseptic - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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(purifying is similar to ...) thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms

"doctors in antiseptic green coats" "the antiseptic effect of alcohol" "it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities"

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