Definition of Purificatory

1. a. Serving or tending to purify; purificative.



Definition of Purificatory

1. Adjective. That purifies; purificative ¹

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Definition of Purificatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purificatory

purged
purger
purgeries
purgers
purgery
purges
purging
purgings
puri
purification
purifications
purificative
purificator
purificators
purificatory (current term)
purified
purifier
purifiers
purifies
puriform
purify
purifying
purile
purims
purin
purine
purinergic
purinergic receptor
purinergic receptors

Literary usage of Purificatory

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1. The Satapatha-brâhmana: According to the Text of the Mâdhyandina School by Julius Eggeling (1900)
"Having performed the sacrifice they betake themselves to the purificatory bath; for after a Soma-sacrifice they do betake themselves to the purificatory ..."

2. Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion, Legend and Law by James George Frazer (1919)
"Accordingly W. Robertson Smith suggested what we may call the sacramental or purificatory interpretation of the rite. He supposed that " the parties stood ..."

3. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1878)
"... for which they are designed— purificatory sacraments—Baptisms—Sprinklings with water and blood —Baptisms of fire—Confession—Communion—by sexual union—by ..."

4. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1892)
"... for which they are designed— purificatory sacraments—Baptisms—Sprinklings with water and blood —Baptisms of fire—Confession—Communion—by sexual union—by ..."

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