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Noun
Refuse
Noun
The process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions
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The dismissal of someone from a job
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The action of the verb vomit
Noun
Unhealthy disturbance in eating behavior
Adjective
Strongly laxative in effect
Verb
Present participle for rid of; clean out
“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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to dismiss from a job
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Present participle for to edit out rude, incorrect, offensive, useless, or otherwise undesirable information from a book, CD or other publication
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Present participle for to destroy completely
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Present participle for to completely remove or get rid of
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Present participle for to forcibly remove from a horse
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Present participle for clean, polish thoroughly
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Present participle for make clean and hygienic; disinfect
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Present participle for to erase, revoke or strike out
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Present participle for express remorse, regret
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Present participle for make amends for
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Present participle for to vomit
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Present participle for to hear a confession and prescribe absolution
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Present participle for to cause to be empty or vacant
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(free up) Present participle for to remove unwanted items from a surface, space or area
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Present participle for to throw or give off (gas, light, etc.)
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