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OTHER WORDS FROM impureim·pure·ly, adverbim·pure·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for impure
They wanted to expel the demons which they believed caused impure thoughts.
You feel guilty if you eat foods you believe to be “impure.”Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession|DailyBurn|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Much of this has been pure, or more accurately, impure, political theater.Eric Holder’s Legacy: Bold on Equality, Less So on Civil Liberties|Geoffrey R. Stone|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But really, how impure is the desire to garner professional respect and reap enough cash to pay rent and keep making work?
The “bootleg chemistry” results in a drug that is notoriously impure and often contains a lethal mix of toxins.
If it had not been for the high, dome-shaped roof, the air would have grown heavy and impure.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
No, he will doubtless go to some friend who he thinks will tell him, and thus get his young mind tainted with impure thoughts.The value of a praying mother|Isabel C. Byrum
Astonishment and curiosity calmed for a moment the impure ardor of the Crusaders.
It gave a bluish-black color with impure ferrous sulphate and a dark color with ferric chloride.
All appeared to be impure gallic acid which had become brown by absorption of oxygen.
British Dictionary definitions for impure
- (of persons) ritually unclean and as such debarred from certain religious ceremonies
- (of foodstuffs, vessels, etc) debarred from certain religious uses