HyperDic: purgation

English > 3 senses of the word purgation:
NOUNactpurgation, catharsis, katharsispurging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate / stimulate evacuation of the bowels
actpurgation, purificationa ceremonial cleansing from defilement or uncleanness by the performance of appropriate rites / rites
actpurgation, purge, purgingthe act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
English > purgation: 3 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningpurging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate / stimulate evacuation of the bowels.
Synonymscatharsis, katharsis
Broaderpurge, purgingAn act of removing by cleansing
Spanishcatársis, purgación
Verbspurgeexcrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body)
English > purgation: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA ceremonial cleansing from defilement or uncleanness by the performance of appropriate rites / rites.
Synonympurification
BroaderceremonyThe proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion
Spanishpurgación, purificación
Verbspurgemake pure or free from sin or guilt
English > purgation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge.
Synonymspurge, purging
NarrowerpurificationThe act of purging of sin or guilt
BroaderclearingThe act of freeing from suspicion
Spanishdepuración, expurgación, purga
Catalandepuració, expurgació
Adjectivespurgatorial, purging, purifyingserving to purge or rid of sin
Verbspurgeclear of a charge

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