verb (used with object), pu·ri·fied, pu·ri·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), pu·ri·fied, pu·ri·fy·ing.
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The entire grim experience, he claims, was a source of “purification.”
This has some associations with the theory of catharsis, a view that is linked to purification and cleansing.
Why do Republicans continue to value “purification” and bloodletting over winning elections?Meghan McCain: Is It Too Late for Mitt Romney and Republicans?|Meghan McCain|April 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Any organization asking for “purification” from something just feels innately creepy and a little sinister.
And she shall remain in the blood of her purification sixty-six days.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
By enduring our punishment, he provided for our purification.Sermons of Christmas Evans|Joseph Cross
In either case the action tends continually to the purification and segregation of the elements of the stone.On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2)|John Ruskin
The purification is completed by two crystallizations from 90 per cent.
The Muhammadan uses earth for the purpose of purification when water is not procurable.