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Synonyms of purge in English:


  • 1 he purged them of their doubt
    cleanse, clear, purify, wash, shrive, absolve
  • 2 lawbreakers were purged from the army
    remove, get rid of, expel, eject, exclude, dismiss, sack, oust, eradicate, clear out, weed out
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  • 1 the purge of dissidents
    removal, expulsion, ejection, exclusion, eviction, dismissal, sacking, ousting, eradication
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