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synonyms for purificatory

  • aperient
  • aperitive
  • emetic
  • expiatory
  • laxative
  • lustral
  • lustrative
  • physic
  • purgatorial
  • purging
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How to use purificatory in a sentence

This transmission requires a purificatory process in the vehicles and a special training of the will.
REINCARNATIONTH. PASCAL
A purificatory bath is followed by a feast in which each one recounts the minutest details of the attack.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
The bath is thought to have a purificatory effect in that it removes the evil influence19 of death.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
This appears to be a sort of purificatory ceremony at marriage.
THE TRIBES AND CASTES OF THE CENTRAL PROVINCES OF INDIA--VOLUME I (OF IV)R.V. RUSSELL
One may venture the inquiry whether the custom of using the "purificatory water" may not have been introduced from abroad.
EVOLUTION OF THE JAPANESE, SOCIAL AND PSYCHICSIDNEY L. GULICK
Their punyaha, or purificatory ceremony after pollution, is performed by Pushpakans.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
Her business is to preside at the purificatory ceremonies that precede all festivities.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
On the fifteenth day after death is the purificatory ceremony.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
These three purificatory ceremonies must be performed after every birth.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
And in what way does he suggest that the purificatory process shall begin?
THE SHADOW OF THE CZARJOHN R. CARLING
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WORDS RELATED TO PURIFICATORY

  • atonable
  • atoneable
  • conciliative
  • conciliatory
  • expiable
  • expiative
  • lustral
  • lustrative
  • propitiative
  • propitiatory
  • purgatorial
  • purificatory
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