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synonyms for purification

  • distillation
  • ablution
  • absolution
  • atonement
  • baptism
  • bathing
  • catharsis
  • disinfection
  • expiation
  • expurgation
  • forgiveness
  • grace
  • lavation
  • purgation
  • purge
  • rarefaction
  • rebirth
  • redemption
  • refinement
  • regeneration
  • salvation
  • sanctification
  • washing
  • depuration
  • lustration
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antonyms for purification

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  • dirtying
  • adulteration
  • corruption
  • pollution
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How to use purification in a sentence

I’ve used it to purify hundreds of gallons of water, and it’s ideal for group pursuits in the backcountry or in emergency scenarios.
THE HIGH-CAPACITY WATER FILTER YOU NEED FOR BASE CAMPJOE JACKSONNOVEMBER 20, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
When the water was purified, the leftover solids contained a high concentration of microscopic aluminum particles, a valuable commodity which can be sold to offset the cost of decontamination.
THESE PHOTOS REMIND US WHY CONSERVATION MATTERS - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSKEVIN BERGERNOVEMBER 11, 2020NAUTILUS
We can’t ventilate and air-purify our way out of the need to wear masks, reduce occupancy in indoor spaces, and physically distance.
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Then the recyclable material—a mixture of uranium and plutonium—gets separated from other fission products in the spent fuel and purified.
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It boasts three-speed settings and a three-step filtration process that can purify the air five times per hour.
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These proteins are then purified, concentrated, and resuspended in water.
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As we are then about to celebrate the purification, we have written unto you: and you shall do well, if you keep the same days.
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Various proposals had been made at different times for the reduction or purification of the pension list.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The water of purification was then thrice sprinkled over those present, and all except the immediate family left the place.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
There is a savage ritual of purification from blood shed by a homicide (compare Eumenides, line 273).
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WORDS RELATED TO PURIFICATION

  • bath
  • cleansing
  • decontamination
  • lavation
  • purification
  • shower
  • showering
  • ablution
  • baptismal
  • christening
  • debut
  • dedication
  • immersion
  • introduction
  • launching
  • lustration
  • purgation
  • purge
  • purification
  • rite of passage
  • ritual
  • sanctification
  • sprinkling
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