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Purge
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Purge as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

24 February 2021
Last seen in: The Sun Cryptic

We found 31 answers for the crossword clue 'Purge', the most recent of which was seen in the The Sun Cryptic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Purge a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Purge as an answer itself some 110 times.

Purge is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Sun Cryptic' on Wednesday, 24 February 2021 with the answer being RID, we also found RID to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • An abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place; "he died in a purge by Stalin"
  • An act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
  • The act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
  • Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
  • Rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
  • Make pure or free from sin or guilt; "he left the monastery purified"
  • Excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body); "The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"
  • Rid of impurities; "purge the water"; "purge your mind"
  • Oust politically; "Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"
  • Clear of a charge

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

CAT
Any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild

RID
Relieve from; "Rid the house of pests"

4 Letters

BARF
Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

CAST
A violent throw

HONK
The cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)

PUKE
A person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"

SICK
Deeply affected by a strong feeling; "sat completely still, sick with envy"; "she was sick with longing"

SPEW
Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

SPUE
Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

5 Letters

CHUCK
Informal terms for a meal

CLEAR
A clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; "finally broke out of the forest into the open"

EGEST
Eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"

FLUSH
Sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)

RETCH
An involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting; "a bad case of the heaves"

SCOUR
A place that is scoured (especially by running water)

VOMIT
The reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth

6 Letters

BESICK
Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

PURIFY
Remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; "purify the water"

REMOVE
Cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"

7 Letters

CLEANSE
Clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner"

PURGING
An act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements

REGORGE
Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

THROWUP
Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

UPCHUCK
Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

VOMITUP
Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

8 Letters

CLEANOUT
Empty completely; "We cleaned out all the drawers"

DISGORGE
Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

SANCTIFY
Make pure or free from sin or guilt; "he left the monastery purified"

9 Letters

ELIMINATE
Eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"

PURGATION
A ceremonial cleansing from defilement or uncleanness by the performance of appropriate rites

11 Letters

REGURGITATE
Repeat after memorization; "For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"

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