The dialogue is pure McCarthy as well: clipped, resonant, near-Biblical—and somewhat pompous.
One of the most revolutionary soaps in the Arab world was designed as pure entertainment.
The book becomes much more interesting in the second chapter, where Kibbe jumps to pure personal narrative.
Birnecker says kosher certification adds a guarantee that ingredients are pure.
True: His bigotry was too pure to be compromised by rationality.
It is a matter of pure interest and mutual convenience that binds us.
It had the pure and placid expression of the human soul, when it dwells in love and peace.
When seen at all, her tower was pure white and undiminished.
A stream of water, pure as crystal, flowed along the path, from the summit to the base.
Every tender emotion of love is a prayer, pure and potent, for a higher life.
c.1300 (late 12c. as a surname, and Old English had purlamb "lamb without a blemish"), "unmixed," also "absolutely, entirely," from Old French pur "pure, simple, absolute, unalloyed," figuratively "simple, sheer, mere" (12c.), from Latin purus "clean, clear; unmixed; unadorned; chaste, undefiled," from PIE root *peue- "to purify, cleanse" (cf. Latin putus "clear, pure;" Sanskrit pavate "purifies, cleanses," putah "pure;" Middle Irish ur "fresh, new;" Old High German fowen "to sift").
Replaced Old English hlutor. Meaning "free from moral corruption" is first recorded mid-14c. In reference to bloodlines, attested from late 15c.
adj. pur·er, pur·est
Having a homogeneous or uniform composition; not mixed.
Free from adulterants or impurities.
Produced by self-fertilization or continual inbreeding; homozygous.