purify

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From Old French purifier, from Latin pūrificō, pūrificāre, from pūrus (pure; clean).

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purify (third-person singular simple present purifies, present participle purifying, simple past and past participle purified)

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

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