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  • v. Present participle of purge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That purges; cleansing.
  • n. The act of cleansing; excessive evacuations; especially, diarrhea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any purifying process.
  • n. A diarrhea or dysentery; looseness of the bowels.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. serving to purge or rid of sin
  • n. an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
  • n. the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge

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