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synonyms for purifying

  • hygienic
  • sterile
  • antibacterial
  • antibiotic
  • clean
  • disinfectant
  • prophylactic
  • aseptic
  • bactericidal
  • germ-destroying
  • germ-free
  • germicidal
  • medicated
  • pure
  • sanitary
  • sterilized
  • unpolluted
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antonyms for purifying

MOST RELEVANT
  • dirty
  • contaminated
  • polluted
  • unclean
  • unsanitary
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              How to use purifying in a sentence

              The most important of these is gas lime, or lime which has been used for purifying coal gas.
              ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
              No other places needed purifying; there is therefore clearly a defect in the lines which cannot be used in the argument.
              HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
              They bear the stamp of extreme antiquity, because they never, as a rule, passed through the purifying medium of literature.
              MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
              From the story of Cupid and Psyche we learn how love ennobles the soul, purifying it of doubt, and raising it to perfect faith.
              'ROUND THE YEAR IN MYTH AND SONGFLORENCE HOLBROOK
              Neither Memucan nor his royal master had drunk at the purifying fountain of evangelical truth.
              FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
              She had all the personal refinement which he lacked, and she undertook the work of polishing and purifying her life companion.
              MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
              There were public lustrations for purifying cities, fields, and people defiled by crime or impurity.
              THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
              What can equal in purifying, regenerative power the fact that one human being can be so much to another?
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              If the witch sank in the water—that is, if she was received by the purifying element—she was guiltless.
              ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
              However, it does not always need purifying, as some are much more cleanly than others, here as well as in civilized lands.
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              WORDS RELATED TO PURIFYING

              • antibacterial
              • antibiotic
              • aseptic
              • bactericidal
              • clean
              • disinfectant
              • germ-destroying
              • germ-free
              • germicidal
              • hygienic
              • medicated
              • prophylactic
              • pure
              • purifying
              • sanitary
              • sterile
              • sterilized
              • unpolluted
              Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.