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Noun
An abrupt or violent removal of a group of people
“The current audit is likely to result in the purge of at least some serving officers and NCOs who have tolerated abuse.”
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That which purges
“The doctor tried to reduce his fever by inducing diarrhea with a purgative.”
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A situation in which something is cleaned
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The murder of a person, especially for political reasons or for personal gain
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Refuse
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Indiscriminate killing or slaughter, a massacre
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Drench or dose
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Matter vomited from the stomach
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A person's initiation into a particular activity or role, typically one perceived as difficult
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To dismiss from a job
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“The KMT actually began fragmenting in the late 1980s when Lee, upon taking control of the party, proceeded to systematically purge mainlanders from the senior ranks.”
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To purify or cleanse ceremonially
“If we are not free when we act from desire, it seems that the only possible path to freedom is to purge oneself of all desires.”
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To clean thoroughly
“Notice the states they represent and then tell me that the key to victory is to purge these people in favor of more liberal candidates.”
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To edit out rude, incorrect, offensive, useless, or otherwise undesirable information from a book, CD or other publication
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To forcibly remove from a horse
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Clean, polish thoroughly
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To erase, revoke or strike out
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Express remorse, regret
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Make amends for
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To vomit
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To cause to be empty or vacant
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To throw or give off (gas, light, etc.)
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