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Synonyms for purification

noun freeing, cleansing
  • distillation
  • ablution
  • absolution
  • atonement
  • baptism
  • bathing
  • catharsis
  • disinfection
  • expiation
  • expurgation
  • forgiveness
  • grace
  • lavation
  • purgation
  • purge
  • rarefaction
  • rebirth
  • redemption
  • refinement
  • regeneration
  • salvation
  • sanctification
  • washing
  • depuration
  • laving
  • lustration
  • purifying

Antonyms for purification

  • dirtying
  • adulteration
  • corruption
  • pollution
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baptism

noun. church rite; initiation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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