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purify by exposing to air aerate
process of exposing to air (so as to purify) aeration
common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water) atomic number 17 , chlorine , Cl
purify a text bowdlerize , expurgate
butter, purify clarify
purify and make holy consecrate , hallow , sanctify
purify liquid distill
purify by washing, decanting, settling elutriate
Islamic terrorist group organized in the 1980s; seeks to purify Islam through violence; the cells in North America and the Caribbean insulate themselves from Western culture and will even attack other Muslims who they regard as heretics Fuqra , Jamaat ul-Fuqra , Tanzimul Fuqra
purify by ceremony lustrate
beliefs and practices characteristic of Puritans (most of whom were Calvinists who wished to purify the Church of England of its Catholic aspects) Puritanism
chemically refine or purify rectify
distillation, to refine or purify by rectify
refine or purify sublimate
member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam Wahabi , Wahhabi
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