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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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I mean this: When a carpenter is ill he asks the physician for a rough and ready cure; an emetic or a purge or a cautery or the knife,-- these are his remedies.
Well have ye judg'd, well ended long debate, Synod of Gods, and like to what ye are, Great things resolv'd; which from the lowest deep Will once more lift us up, in spight of Fate, Neerer our ancient Seat; perhaps in view Of those bright confines, whence with neighbouring Arms And opportune excursion we may chance Re-enter Heav'n; or else in some milde Zone Dwell not unvisited of Heav'ns fair Light Secure, and at the brightning Orient beam Purge off this gloom; the soft delicious Air, To heal the scarr of these corrosive Fires Shall breath her balme.
Again the oracle was consulted and it bade them purge themselves of blood-guiltiness.
A new device designed to capture molten plastic purges and create a safer environment for personnel and equipment in plastics processing operations was introduced at NPE2015 by the Dyna-Purge div.
Research by 4Plas shows that many moulders use standard natural commodity plastics such as polystyrene and polypropylene, as purges in preference to high-cost speciality purging compounds and additives.
She adds, "We manage our regular routes to accommodate smaller purges (less than 5,000 pounds) within service business days and larger purges within a week or two.
Russia's Supreme Court yesterday denied posthumous rehabilitation to Nikolai Yezhov, the sinister chief of the Stalin-era NKVD secret police who fell victim in 1940 to the purges he helped to carry out.
Once a corporation becomes a PFIC with respect to a shareholder, it will continue to be a PFIC with respect to that shareholder until either of two elections purges the PFIC taint (Sec.
Purges of communists from government posed a tougher question than, say, purges from Hollywood.
IMCO purges its equipment up to four times/week for color changes or whenever there is any question of possible contamination, according to France.
5 When the Antigen Internet scanner determines that a message is infected with a worm, it purges the message by deleting the entire email message.
If you are purging olefins, look for purges with olefinic bases.