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get rid of things thought undesirable — in various senses including:
  • get rid of people for political reasons
  • clean of impurities — especially in people by emptying the intestinal tract
  • make pure or free from sin or guilt
  • a)the gods, b)God (that is, a prophet), c)some bad spirits, demons, or devils, d)the Devil, 3. a witch,4. bewitched (variant of 2); 5. bad, and must be isolated and punished, 6. ill, and must be isolated and treated by (pick one): a)purging and leeches, b)removing the uterus if the person has one, c)electric shock to the brain, d) cold sheets wrapped tight around the body, e)Thorazine or Stelazine, 7. ill, and must spend the next seven years talking about it, 8. a victim of...

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