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purge

see definition of purge
  • nounelimination, removal
  • verbrid of; clean out
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Synonyms for purge

noun elimination, removal
  • coup
  • evacuation
  • expulsion
  • extermination
  • liquidation
  • suppression
  • abolition
  • catharsis
  • clarification
  • cleaning
  • cleanup
  • crushing
  • disposal
  • disposition
  • ejection
  • eradication
  • excretion
  • expurgation
  • extirpation
  • murder
  • purification
  • abstersion
  • reign of terror
  • witch hunt

Antonyms for purge

  • dirtying
  • holding
  • keeping
  • maintenance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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