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Synonyms for purgation

noun elimination
  • cut
  • destruction
  • discard
  • displacement
  • ejection
  • eradication
  • evacuation
  • exclusion
  • excretion
  • expulsion
  • extermination
  • omission
  • purification
  • rejection
  • riddance
  • withdrawal
  • dropping
  • taking away
  • weeding out

Antonyms for purgation

  • acceptance
  • addition
  • allowance
  • inclusion
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noun. purging, purification

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noun. pardon; end of blame

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