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Other Purging Definition

[n] an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
[n] the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
[adj] serving to purge or rid of sin; "purgatorial rites"

Misc. Definitions

\Pur"ging\, a. That purges; cleansing. {Purging flax} (Bot.), an annual European plant of the genus {Linum} ({L. catharticum}); dwarf wild flax; -- so called from its use as a cathartic medicine.
\Pur"ging\, n. (Med.) The act of cleansing; excessive evacuations; especially, diarrhea.

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