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  Definition of Pure
  1. not mixed; "pure oxygen"
  2. 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"
  3. (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or gray or black
  4. concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed to applied; "pure science"
  5. free from discordant qualities
  6. 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. 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"
Similar Words: unmixed, undiluted, vestal, virgin, virginal, virtuous, saturated

 

See Also: chaste, clean, processed

 

Attributes: morality, purity, pureness

 

Anagrams: Peru

 

Language Translations:
Chinese:   Dutch: puur  
Finnish: puhdas   French: pur  
German: rein   Hungarian: tiszta  
Italian: puro   Japanese: 純粋な  
Korean: 맑다   Portuguese: puro  
Russian: чистый   Spanish: puro  
Swedish: ren  
 
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