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Purge

To exonerate someone; to clear someone of guilt, charges, or accusations.

Purging Contempt is to clear an individual of contempt of court. This is generally accomplished by a formal apology to the court and the payment of a fine.

purge

(Purify), verb clarify, clean, cleanse, clear, deterge, discharge, edulcorate, eliminate, elutriate, empty, eradicate, evacuate, excrete, expel, expurgate, filter, free from impurity, get rid of, rectify, refine, rout out, scour, separate, strain, sublimate, sweep out, wash away

purge

(Wipe out by atonement), verb absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, excuse, exempt, forgive, grant absolution, pardon, reclaim, redeem, shrive
Associated concepts: purge of contempt
See also: absolve, catharsis, clear, decontaminate, deplete, deportation, discharge, dismiss, displace, eliminate, eradicate, exclusion, exonerate, expel, expulsion, expurgate, extirpate, free, liberate, oust, pardon, removal, remove
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If defecation does not take place after phosphate containing purgative ingestion, pooling of the fluid in the gut lumen can potentially increase phosphate absorption, leading to sudden and severe hypernatremia and hyperphosphatemia (5).
The Company's lead product, Visicol(TM), was approved by the FDA in September 2000 and is the first and only tablet purgative preparation indicated for bowel cleansing prior to colonoscopy.
As biopics go, ``Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story'' is an uncommonly naked one and, for Cole herself, who executive-produced the movie and appears in it, it must represent a virtually purgative experience.
Taken orally, it has a purgative action that may help constipation, but there is little data about what dose is safe for cats, so be extremely cautious about using it.
has initiated its pivotal Phase III clinical trial program for INKP-100 (sodium phosphate tablets) as a purgative agent for bowel preparation prior to colonoscopy.
Treatment consists of taking mepacrine, niclosamide or dichlorophren and a purgative.
Low calcium, lack of oxygen in the blood, toxins in the first milk (mostly of an irritant and purgative nature), and gastric problems (usually bloat) generally accompany the disorder.
To them, the economic marketplace is a kind of cosmic purgative that fullfills Jefferson's call for a revolution every 20 years (which is a gauzy and Romantic notion, too).
This patent provides patent coverage until September 1, 2024 to the dry purgative composition containing PEG 3350, sodium sulfate, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid for oral solution, that we market in the United States under the trade name MOVIPREP([R]).
The effect Nitsch achieved was purgative, nearly homiletic: "You will have a God feeling now," one can imagine him exhorting his audience, shaking its lapels.
6,162,464 - Non-Aqueous Colonic Purgative Formulations.
Yet competition remains a better purgative than the baleful progression of cooperation toward collusion.