: serving, tending, or intended to purifypurificatory rituals
Examples of purificatory in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebMany stepwells were used for ablution; the tanks associated with mosques, Hindu temples and other shrines offered the most purificatory form. Summoning water from the depths was also a symbol of temporal power.
The Economist, 13 July 2019
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