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Princeton's WordNet

  1. purge, purgingnoun

    an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements

    Synonyms:
    purge, purgation

  2. purge, purging, purgationadjective

    the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge

    Synonyms:
    catharsis, purification, purge, katharsis, purgation

  3. purgatorial, purging, purifyingadjective

    serving to purge or rid of sin

    "purgatorial rites"

    Synonyms:
    purifying, purgatorial, cleansing

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. purgingnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Med.) diarrhœa, relax, flux

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "purging":

    debugging, purge, debug, scrubbing, cleansing, purification

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How to use purging in a sentence?

  1. Maryam Rajavi:

    Khamenei took steps to consolidate the regime and maximize repression by purging presidential candidates who had participated in all of the regime’s crimes over the past 40 years. This is a clear sign of the regime’s crisis of overthrow and the final phase of the religious, terrorist dictatorship.

  2. Randy Credico:

    When they put this out and they used my name and my letter, they're basically trying to rationalize the cleansing, the purging of the Justice Department and the judiciary. This is very dangerous. That's a cynical move on their part.

  3. Richard Spencer:

    There is a great purge going on and they are purging people on the basis of their views.

  4. Mat Staver:

    There is no question there is a purging underway, the dissenters in the recent Supreme Court decision on gay marriage warned us this would happen.

  5. Matthew Bryza:

    There is nothing the U.S. government can do to dissuade President Erdogan from purging the Turkish military and judiciary from people he views as a threat, president Erdogan will simply do this, period. He views such measures as both a matter of survival and then as a means to significantly greater power.

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