- to make or become free from impurities.
Origin of depurate
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Depurate vice of all her offensiveness, and you prune her of half her evil.
- to cleanse or purify or to be cleansed or purified
- obsolete to promote the elimination of waste products from (the body)
C17: from Medieval Latin dēpūrāre, from Latin de- + pūrāre to purify; see pure
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