Thesaurus / purify
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The simplest is water; and water can purify many things; but there are some things which water cannot cleanse.
THE PREACHER AND HIS MODELSJAMES STALKER
Sulphur to purify the blood may be taken three times a week—a thimbleful in a glass of milk before breakfast.
SEARCHLIGHTS ON HEALTH: LIGHT ON DARK CORNERSB.G. JEFFERIS
But, to change and purify my feelings, preparations were already made.
WILHELM MEISTER'S APPRENTICESHIP AND TRAVELS, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
In Chhattīsgarh a new convert is shaved and the other Pankas wash their feet over him in order to purify him.
He will now pour himself out in a rhapsody of praise of tears, which purify and refresh the soul, and open it to the love of God.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME I OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
Fires were kept up night and day, to purify the air, for three days.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ENGLANDGEORGE GILBERT
Lengthen the terms, purify the ballot, and the present scramble for office will become contests for principles.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 9 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
Purity and impurity belong to oneself; no one can purify another.
HISTORY OF RELIGIONALLAN MENZIES
Wash the jar very clean, scald it, and set it in the sun to purify still more.
MISS LESLIE'S NEW COOKERY BOOKELIZA LESLIE
By this means, they may sweeten and sanctify domestic enjoyments; by this renew and purify the flame of affection.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
WORDS RELATED TO PURIFY
- come around
- doctor up
- gain ground
- look up
- make strides
- perk up
- pick up
- set right
- shape up
- straighten out
- take off
- touch up
- turn the corner
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