purging

Definitions of purging
1

n an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements

Synonyms:
purge
Types:
abreaction, catharsis, katharsis
(psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions
catharsis, katharsis, purgation
purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate evacuation of the bowels
Type of:
cleaning, cleansing, cleanup
the act of making something clean

n the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge

Synonyms:
purgation, purge
Types:
purification
the act of purging of sin or guilt; moral or spiritual cleansing
Type of:
clearing
the act of freeing from suspicion

adj serving to purge or rid of sin

Synonyms:
purgatorial, purifying

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