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adjective as in baptized

adjective as in refined

adjective as in sanitary

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Example Sentences

San Diego’s doing that by building the Pure Water project, a multibillion-dollar system that will purify wastewater well enough for drinking.

She then purified them, measured their biophysical properties and checked their structures with nuclear magnetic resonance for the distinctive “fingerprints” of the protein folds.

In the desert Southwest, it might be more important to purify to drinking quality the water that comes out of the tanks.

A return to monomeric configurations, or shapes in which residues are exposed to water, would tend to be eliminated by purifying selection, selection against maladaptive variation.

In Death of the Black-Haired Girl faith and reason and pragmatism and despair go at each other in a more purified personal form.

They rather adopted and purified it for Christian purposes, just as they did the diverse elements of ancient civilization.

It will not conserve Christianity, but may be purified by it, even if able to flourish without it.

They then returned to the house which was purified by an offering to the Lars, and the funeral rites were over.

I have no faith in human nature except as it is constantly strengthened and purified by struggle.

He possessed a purely philosophical spirit and a soul well purified from vulgar errors.


From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.