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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the cycle of binge eating and self-induced vomiting or use of laxatives characteristic of bulimarexia.


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  • These are the very same triggers for restricting food and for binge-purge cycles.

    Jane Shure: The Fat on Dieting in the New Year

  • It's not as exciting or drastic as a cleanse -- where we swallow vitamins and drink exotic liquids, only to go back to a binge-purge lifestyle ( "corrected" by cleanses) -- but in the long run you will develop healthy eating habits that will stay with you for a lifetime.

    Gina Pell: Ladies -- Cut The Detox

  • Halperin's still smarting a little from having done that blatant binge-purge on the Administration's "Maliki walkback" fraud.

    At Jordan Presser, Obama Keeps Co-Opting GOP Language On Terror

  • That soon led to a binge-purge cycle — eating excessively over a short period of time, followed by self-induced vomiting — and I immediately became obsessed with eating, purging and focusing on staying thin.

    'I Just Figured It Would Stop'

  • We just take the perfection as a matter of technological reality, then continue our binge-purge diets.

    State of the Art

  • The binge-purge rhythm of adolescent bulimia nervosa starts slowly.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • This binge-purge cycle may continue damaging her body both physically and emotionally.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • “I’m just back from a binge-purge, and trust me, it’s not an experience I want to repeat any time soon.”



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