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. (transitive) To cleanse, or rid of impurities.
  2. (transitive) To free from guilt or sin.

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