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See definition of purging on Dictionary.com
  • as inpurgatorial
  • as inpurificatory
  • as ineating disorder

synonyms for purging

  • aperient
  • aperitive
  • emetic
  • expiatory
  • laxative
  • lustral
  • lustrative
  • physic
  • purificatory
See also synonyms for: purgings
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How to use purging in a sentence

SB 1 contains some language that will revive this purging effort, although with an important safeguard that wasn’t in place during Whitley’s failed 2019 purge.
TEXAS’S VOTING BILL INSPIRED DEMOCRATS TO FLEE. HERE’S WHAT MADE IT INTO LAW.IAN MILLHISERSEPTEMBER 2, 2021VOX
“This wholesale purging left tens of thousands in financial ruin, without jobs, with personal lives destroyed, and, in many cases, completely estranged from their own families,” the paper states.
U.S. SENATE TO CONSIDER APOLOGY FOR PAST ANTI-LGBTQ DISCRIMINATIONLOU CHIBBARO JR.JUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Elsewhere there was talk of a “woke purge” and of management succumbing to a “mob.”
NEW YORK TIMES BAILS ON INTENT-NEUTRAL STANDARD WHEN DISCUSSING EPITHETSERIK WEMPLEFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On Election Day in 2018, along with voting purges and rejected absentee ballots, long lines and malfunctioning machines were common.
VOTER SUPPRESSION: AN ONGOING BATTLE IN 2020TRUTHBETOLDNOVEMBER 4, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
The extreme relaxation of the bowels from the sudden change, frequently produces excessive purging.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
These three cleansed that language into literature, by purging 94 it of the old Gallic chaos and clumsiness of form.
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
When either of the first two causes has given rise to purging, a moderate allowance of good hay will gradually stop it.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
Many plans have been resorted to, but none are found to suit so well as that of bleeding and purging.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
Violent purging soon terminates the disease, death being generally preceded by the evacuation of a quantity of blackish matter.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
Tobiah was cast out, the offending priest expelled, and a general purging followed, in which all the foreign element was removed.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PURGING

  • anorexia nervosa
  • bingeing
  • bulimarexia
  • bulimia
  • compulsive eating
  • hypheragia
  • pica
  • psychological disorder
  • purging
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