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pu·ri·fy

purify

 
 
pronunciation:
pyuh rih faI
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part of speech: verb
inflections: purifies, purifying, purified
definition: to make clean or pure.
Use a filter to purify water before you drink it.
antonyms:
contaminate, pollute, soil
similar words:
clarify, clean, cleanse, clear, disinfect, filter, freshen, refine
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derivations: purification (n.), purifier (n.)
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