purge, purging, purgation(noun)
the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
an abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place
"he died in a purge by Stalin"
"Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"
clear of a charge
purify, purge, sanctify(verb)
make pure or free from sin or guilt
"he left the monastery purified"
cat, puke, make pure, purify, sanctify, chuck, sick, hallow, spue, cast, disgorge, vomit, regurgitate, vomit up, distill, scour, consecrate, upchuck, spew, barf, throw up, be sick, retch, sublimate, bless, honk, flush, regorge
rid of impurities
"purge the water"; "purge your mind"
flush, scour, purge(verb)
rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
"flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
redden, sluice, puke, regorge, honk, sanctify, crimson, vomit up, scour, even out, cast, disgorge, vomit, regurgitate, blush, spue, upchuck, abrade, sick, barf, throw up, spew, scrub, be sick, chuck, retch, cat, even, level, flush, purify
vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up(verb)
eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
"After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
vomit, eruct, vagabond, gag, throw off, scour, range, frame, ramble, ptyalise, put, cat, claxon, ditch, honk, spill, barf, wander, hurtle, sick, stray, rove, swan, roll, cronk, spew out, chuck, toot, puke, throw, cast, ptyalize, redact, spue, beep, be sick, spit, regorge, blare, purify, vomit up, mould, mold, cast off, shake off, upchuck, disgorge, toss, throw away, heave, tramp, sanctify, contrive, drop, draw, flush, spew, hurl, regurgitate, throw up, drift, reproduce, couch, project, retch, pat, roam, shed
excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body)
"The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"
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Doctors purge the body, ministers the conscience, lawyers the purse.
There will be a lot of intimidation from work places onwards, spreading out to schools, to academia, to the legislative council, government offices and so on, i don't think it's possible to have a political purge in Hong Kong but it might become something that we haven’t experienced before in Hong Kong. They may try to blackmail people, to weaken our determination.
The death penalty has become the favorite tool for the Egyptian authorities to purge the political opposition.
Total self-esteem requires total and unconditional acceptance of yourself. You are a unique and worthy individual, regardless of your mistakes, defeats and failures, despite what others may think, say or feel about you or your behavior. If you truly accept and love yourself, you won't have a driving need for attention and approval. Self-esteem is a genuine love of self. Stop all adverse value judging of yourself. Stop accepting the adverse value judgments of others. Purge yourself of all condemnation, shame, blame, guilt & remorse.
Live by what you believe so fully that your life blossoms, or else purge the fear-and-guilt producing beliefs from your life. When people believe one thing and do something else, they are inviting misery. If you give yourself the name, play the game. When you believe something you don't follow with your heart, intellect, and body, it hurts. Don't do that to yourself. Live your belief, or let that belief go. If you are not actively living a belief, it's not really your belief, anyway.
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- Reinigen, Putzen, entschlacken, läutern, säubern, reinwaschen, SäuberungGerman
- purgar, relevar, purga, exonerarSpanish
- puhastama, lahtistamaEstonian
- puhdistus, puhdistaminen, puhdistaa, päästää, oksentaminen, oksentaa, vapauttaaFinnish
- épuration, purge, éliminerFrench
- purgare, epurazioneItalian
- 粛清, パージJapanese
- renvaske, utrenskning, rense, tømme tarmen, kaste opp, brekke segNorwegian
- purga, purgarPortuguese
- чистка, очища́ть, очи́стить, очистка, очищение, чи́ститьRussian
- чи̏стка, čȉstkaSerbo-Croatian
- tehcir, tenkil, siyasal nedenlerle yer degistirtme, tahliyeTurkish
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