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Origin of purgation
OTHER WORDS FROM purgationnon·pur·ga·tion, nounsu·per·pur·ga·tion, noun
Words nearby purgation
Example sentences from the Web for purgation
A century will pass before Lyons will recover itself from this Jacobin purgation.
We are angels when we come to cure—devils when we ask payment—but I will administer a purgation to his purse I warrant him.The Abbot|Sir Walter Scott
What chance was there after the purgation I was now suffering, that I should come out acquitted at last?Caleb Williams|William Godwin
In rapid cases rest, liquid diet, purgation, and firm bandaging of the legs are indicated.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The method of the Parmenides may be compared with the process of purgation, which Bacon sought to introduce into philosophy.Parmenides|Plato