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Definitions of pure:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: superlative


part of speech: adjective

Free from everything that can debase or render unclean; unpolluted; clear; not dirty; genuine; not adulterated; holy; guiltless; chaste; not foul; mere; absolute.

part of speech: comparative


part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

( comp. PURER, superl. PUREST), Clean, unsoiled: unmixed: not adulterated: real: free from guilt or defilement: chaste: modest: mere: that and that only.

part of speech: adjective

Genuine; real; clear; clean; honest; innocent; mere.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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