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pur·ga·tive / ˈpərgətiv/ • adj. strongly laxative in effect. ∎ fig. having the effect of ridding someone of unwanted feelings or memories: the purgative action of language. • n. a laxative. ∎ fig. a thing that rids someone of unwanted feelings or memories: confrontation would be a purgative.

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purgative

purgative (per-gă-tiv) n. see laxative.

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"purgative." A Dictionary of Nursing. . Encyclopedia.com. 16 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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purgative

purgative See laxative.

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"purgative." A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition. . Encyclopedia.com. 16 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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