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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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Next, insert the bur and run the handpiece on an air station or handpiece purging station for 10 to 20 seconds (once normal speed is reached) to flush the debris out of the turbine before autoclaving.
Store backup data on disk and immediately migrate it to tape automatically purging the disk copy
Food was our drug of choice, and I literally would do anything for food,'' says Sia, who had trouble purging and became anorexic.
The carbon dioxide is removed, after acidifying the solution, by purging with nitrogen or argon.
The reason for purging electronic files is not space shortage but the need to improve productivity, so it is not realistic to wait until the hard drive is totally full.
The potential benefit of making the purging election stems from new Sec.