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PURE





Definition:

  1. [adjective] free of extraneous elements of any kind; "pure air and water"; "pure gold"; "pure primary colors"; "the violin's pure and lovely song"; "pure tones"

  2. [adjective] without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing villain"; "utter nonsense"
    Synonyms: arrant, complete, consummate, double-dyed, everlasting, gross, perfect, sodding, stark, staring, thoroughgoing, utter

  3. [adjective] concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed to applied; "pure science"

  4. [adjective] (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or gray or black
    Synonyms: saturated

  5. [adjective] free from discordant qualities

  6. [adjective] used of persons or behaviors; having no faults; sinless; "I felt pure and sweet as a new baby"- Sylvia Plath; "pure as the driven snow"

  7. [adjective] in a state of sexual virginity; "pure and vestal modesty"; "a spinster or virgin lady"; "men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"
    Synonyms: vestal, virgin, virginal, virtuous

  8. [adjective] not mixed; "pure oxygen"
    Synonyms: unmixed, undiluted

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