Definitions of purifying
  1. adjective
    freeing from noxious matter
    “filtration is a purifying agent”
    ablutionary, cleansing
    cleansing the body by washing; especially ritual washing of e.g. hands
    freeing from error or corruption
    detergent, detersive
    having cleansing power
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    adulterant, adulterating
    making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials
    extraneous, foreign
    not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source
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  2. adjective
    acting like an antiseptic
    synonyms: cleansing
    thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
  3. adjective
    serving to purge or rid of sin
    synonyms: purgatorial, purging
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