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The members alleged an ideological purge of the party, given most of them were aligned with the tea party.
MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE WOULD BE IN RARE COMPANY IF SHE IS KICKED OFF HER COMMITTEESAARON BLAKEFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Facebook has confirmed in a statement to Quartz Africa that it carried out the purge because the affected individuals and groups where using the platform to manipulate voters ahead of the elections.
FACEBOOK HAS TAKEN DOWN HUNDREDS OF POLITICAL ACCOUNTS IN UGANDA DAYS AHEAD OF A TENSE ELECTIONSTEPHEN KAFEEROJANUARY 11, 2021QUARTZ
Four Xiaomi apps, including its web browser and video-calling platform, were caught in the purge and, according to Jain, a “mob mentality” on social media threatened its sales.
HOW CHINESE PHONEMAKER XIAOMI CONQUERED INDIA—AND OUTPERFORMED APPLEEAMONBARRETTDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
The study suggests that the melting of Alaska’s remaining glaciers into the North Pacific, though less extreme than purges of the past, could have far-ranging effects on global ocean circulation and the climate in coming centuries.
LARGE-SCALE CHANGES IN EARTH’S CLIMATE MAY ORIGINATE IN THE PACIFICGLORIA DICKIEOCTOBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Eligible voters have been disenfranchised in purges of voting rolls in several states.
LEVI STRAUSS CEO: WE CAN’T SOLVE RACIAL INEQUALITY IF GUN VIOLENCE AND VOTER DISENFRANCHISEMENT PERSISTJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
And I will turn my hand to thee, and I will clean purge away thy dross, and I will take away all thy tin.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The Irish, according to Everards, used large quantities of snuff "to purge their brains."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
To rule sound out of language, is, indeed, far more fatal than to purge Hamlet out of Hamlet.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
Refine and purge our earthy parts; But, oh, inflame and fire our hearts!
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Chum has found, however, that his particular mission in life is to purge his master's garden of all birds.
HAPPY DAYSALAN ALEXANDER MILNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PURGE

  • absolve
  • clarify
  • clean
  • clear
  • depurgate
  • disinfect
  • expurgate
  • launder
  • lustrate
  • purge
  • purify
  • refine
  • restore
  • rinse
  • sanitize
  • scour
  • scrub
  • sterilize
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