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purifying

adjective

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purifying

verb
present participle of purify

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1 to free from moral guilt or blemish especially ceremonially
  • Catholics go to confession to be purified

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2 to remove usually visible impurities from
  • purify the water by distillation

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“Purifying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/purifying. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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