Associations to the word «Purify»

Wiktionary

PURIFY, verb. To cleanse (something), or rid (it) of impurities
PURIFY, verb. To free (someone) from guilt or sin

Dictionary definition

PURIFY, verb. Remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; "purify the water".
PURIFY, verb. Make pure or free from sin or guilt; "he left the monastery purified".
PURIFY, verb. Become clean or pure or free of guilt and sin; "The hippies came to the ashram in order to purify".

Wise words

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Noam Chomsky