What does the word purge mean?
How do you pronounce perga?
What part of speech is purge?
|part of speech:||transitive verb|
|inflections:||purges, purging, purged|
|definition 1:||to rid of anything impure or unwanted. They purged his stomach at the hospital. synonyms: cleanse, clear, expurgate, purify similar words: clarify, decontaminate, deterge, flush, rarefy, refine, rid, sanitize|
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