- vi. 净化；通便
- vt. 净化；清洗；通便
- n. 净化；泻药
CET6+ TEM8 IELTS GRE
1. purg- + -e.
- purge (v.)
- c. 1300, "clear of a charge or suspicion;" late 14c., "cleanse, clear, purify," from Anglo-French purger, Old French purgier "wash, clean; refine, purify" morally or physically (12c., Modern French purger) and directly from Latin purgare "cleanse, make clean; purify," especially of the body, "free from what is superfluous; remove, clear away," figuratively "refute, justify, vindicate" (also source of Spanish purgar, Italian purgare), from Old Latin purigare, from purus "pure" (see pure) + root of agere "to drive, make" (see act (n.)). Related: Purged; purging.
- purge (n.)
- 1560s, "that which purges," from purge (v.). Meaning "a purgative, an act of purging" is from 1590s. Political sense from 1730. Earliest sense in English was the now-obsolete one "examination in a legal court" (mid-15c.).
- 1. The leadership voted to purge the party of "hostile and anti-party elements"
- 2. His first act as leader was to purge the party of extremists.
- 3. The new president carried out a purge of disloyal army officers.
- 4. The mayoral candidate has promised to purge the police department.
- 5. The army have called for a more thorough purge of people associated with the late President.
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