- containing only one characteristic for a trait.
Origin of pure
synonym study for pure
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How to use pure in a sentence
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
This people worked, through legitimate channels, to advance its ideal, inspired by the purest loyalty to Spain.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Even the purest selfishness would dictate a policy of social insurance.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
You look at a clear perfect rich colour, as it were, through the purest crystal.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
The pleasure such meetings give is of the purest and wholesomest nature.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
A rich, tender sunshine is streaming in through the windows, and gilding the stately edifice with the purest light.Little Travels and Roadside Sketches|William Makepeace Thackeray
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