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English adjective: purging

1. purging serving to purge or rid of sin


SamplesPurgatorial rites.


Synonymspurgatorial, purifying


English noun: purging

1. purging (act) an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements


Synonymspurge


Broader (hypernym)cleaning, cleansing, cleanup


Narrower (hyponym)abreaction, catharsis, catharsis, katharsis, katharsis, purgation

2. purging (act) the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge


Synonymspurgation, purge


Broader (hypernym)clearing


Narrower (hyponym)purification









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