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lustrate

Line breaks: lus|trate
Pronunciation: /ˈlʌstreɪt
 
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Definition of lustrate in English:

verb

[with object] rare
Purify by expiatory sacrifice, ceremonial washing, or some other ritual action: a soul lustrated in the baptismal waters

Origin

early 17th century: from Latin lustrat- 'purified by lustral rites', from the verb lustrare, from lustrum (see lustrum).

Derivatives

lustration

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Pronunciation: /-ˈstreɪʃ(ə)n/
noun

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