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1. purging

noun. ['ˈpɝːdʒɪŋ'] an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements.

Synonyms

  • purge
  • purgation
  • cleaning
  • abreaction
  • cleanup
  • catharsis
  • katharsis

Antonyms

  • rehabilitate

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Words that Rhyme with Purging

  • converging
  • splurging
  • resurging
  • diverging
  • scourging
  • emerging
  • verging
  • surging
  • merging

Example sentences of the word purging


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Clearing out any lingering cookies and overall purging the memory will speed up your browser.

2. Noun, singular or mass
During the latter minutes of the purging, fresh water is sprayed into the tub to rinse the clothing.

Quotes containing the word purging


1. Mirrors that hide nothing hurt me. But this is the hurt of purging and precious renewal - and these are the mirrors of dangerous grace.
- Walter Wangerin Jr.

2. purging

adjective. ['ˈpɝːdʒɪŋ'] serving to purge or rid of sin.

Synonyms

  • purgatorial

Antonyms

  • septic
  • keep down

3. purging

noun. ['ˈpɝːdʒɪŋ'] the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge.

Synonyms

  • clearing
  • purgation
  • purification
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