adjective, pur·er, pur·est.
- containing only one characteristic for a trait.
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Desert Golfing is the distillation of Angry Birds into its purest essence.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In 2012, he voted to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, one of the purest excresences of crony capitalism imaginable.After Cochran’s Win: Red-State Socialism Must Be Stopped!|Nick Gillespie|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sights and sounds of baseball at its purest signal that the nest in us has prevailed.
Graffiti, at its purest form, is illegal, going out, writing names on rooftops, trains, etc. for the sake of fame.
The simplest and purest emotions that he feels are criminal.Emmys 2013: ‘Downton Abbey’ Creator Julian Fellowes’s Favorite Season 3 Moments|Julian Fellowes|August 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Touraine, too, has the reputation of being that part of France where is spoken the purest French.Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country|Francis Miltoun
His purest source of pleasure was in the talent of others, which gave him a generous and sympathetic enjoyment.
This acquaintance ripened into a friendship of the purest stamp.Christopher Carson|John S. C. Abbott
The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear many a gem of purest ray serene.The Super Race: An American Problem|Scott Nearing
He was one of the purest characters in the history of the modern church.
British Dictionary definitions for pure
- (of a sound) composed of a single frequency without overtones
- (of intervals in the system of just intonation) mathematically accurate in respect to the ratio of one frequency to another