used in The Bourne Supremacy
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get rid of things thought undesirable
The exact meaning of purge
can depend upon its context. For example:
- "purge the government of our enemies" — get rid of people for political reasons
- "purge my closet of everything I haven't worn in a year" — get rid of undesired things
- "To purge yourself of crippling sorrow, you'll need to express it." — get rid of unwanted feelings
- "I'm doing a 24-hour purge and then starting a new diet." — emptying the intestinal tract
- Even the detestable Mao Zedong gave permission for our police to purge it.
Chapter 10 (36% in)
- She buried her face in the pillow now, trying to push the horrible images of the morning out of her head, but the ugliness was beyond purging.
Chapter 22 (45% in)
There are no more uses of "purge" in The Bourne Supremacy.