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Purification

Pu`ri`fi`ca´tion
n.1.The act of purifying; the act or operation of separating and removing from anything that which is impure or noxious, or heterogeneous or foreign to it; as, the purification of liquors, or of metals.
2.The act or operation of cleansing ceremonially, by removing any pollution or defilement.
When the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were accomplished.
- Luke ii. 22.
3.A cleansing from guilt or the pollution of sin; the extinction of sinful desires, appetites, and inclinations.
Noun1.purification - the act of cleaning by getting rid of impurities
2.Purificationpurification - the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)
Synonyms: refining, refinement
3.purification - a ceremonial cleansing from defilement or uncleanness by the performance of appropriate rites
Synonyms: purgation
4.purification - the act of purging of sin or guilt; moral or spiritual cleansing; "purification through repentance"
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