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adjective as in antiseptic

adjective as in aseptic

adjective as in cathartic

noun as in ventilation

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The “waters of Lake Minnetonka” may have been purifying, but they were also freezing.

They said this phenomenon might have caused the level of iodine to rise before the tap water could reach the purifying plant.

The most important of these is gas lime, or lime which has been used for purifying coal gas.

No other places needed purifying; there is therefore clearly a defect in the lines which cannot be used in the argument.

They bear the stamp of extreme antiquity, because they never, as a rule, passed through the purifying medium of literature.

From the story of Cupid and Psyche we learn how love ennobles the soul, purifying it of doubt, and raising it to perfect faith.

Neither Memucan nor his royal master had drunk at the purifying fountain of evangelical truth.

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On this page you'll find 153 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to purifying, such as: hygienic, sterile, antibacterial, antibiotic, clean, and disinfectant.

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