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 v.  refine; make pure or free from sin or guilt; become clean
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  And believe me, if I still value my life it is only because I still hope to meet such a divine creature, who will regenerate, purify, and elevate me.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER X
2  To receive that science it is necessary to purify and renew one's inner self, and so before one can know, it is necessary to believe and to perfect one's self.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
3  Then change it, purify thyself; and as thou art purified, thou wilt gain wisdom.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II
4  de Villefort to purify Marseilles of his partisans.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
5  But the corpses are now all piled up in the gatehouse that is in the outer court, and Ulysses has lit a great fire to purify the house with sulphur.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIII
6  He thus typified the constant introspection wherewith he tortured, but could not purify himself.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
7  Everywhere Carol heard that the war was going to bring a basic change in psychology, to purify and uplift everything from marital relations to national politics, and she tried to exult in it.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
8  It needs sheer sensuality even to purify and quicken the mind.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
9  We men here, all save Jonathan, have seen with their own eyes what is to be done before that place can be purify.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
10  So at last having attained to land beyond our hopes, we purify ourselves in Jove's worship, and kindle altars of offering, and make the Actian shore gay with the games of Ilium.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
11  For he that thinks absolute power purifies men's blood, and corrects the baseness of human nature, need read but the history of this, or any other age, to be convinced of the contrary.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
12  Very soon public sentiment began making itself felt, in demanding a purifying of the ministry.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XIV.
13  It was easy to promise self-abnegation when self was wrapped up in another, and heart and soul were purified by a sweet example.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
14  She brought the fire and sulphur, as he had bidden her, and Ulysses thoroughly purified the cloisters and both the inner and outer courts.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXII
15  My very shoes and stockings were purified and rendered presentable.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
Example Sentence:
1  The hippies came to the ashram in order to purify.
2  I take wheat and yeast tablets daily to purify the blood.
3  Is it safe to simply wash them in purified water or is some further treatment necessary?
4  Water is purified by passing through rock.