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Puke vs. Pure

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Pukenoun

vomit.

Pureadjective

Free of flaws or imperfections; unsullied.

Pukenoun

A drug that induces vomiting.

Pureadjective

Free of foreign material or pollutants.

Pukenoun

A worthless, despicable person.

Pureadjective

Free of immoral behavior or qualities; clean.

Pukenoun

A person from Missouri.

Pureadjective

Mere; that and that only.

‘That idea is pure madness!’;

Pukeverb

To vomit; to throw up; to eject from the stomach.

Pureadjective

(of a branch of science) Done for its own sake instead of serving another branch of science.

Pukeverb

To sell securities or investments at a loss, often under duress or pressure, in order to satisfy liquidity or margin requirements, or out of a desire to exit a deteriorating market.

Pureadjective

(phonetics) Of a single, simple sound or tone; said of some vowels and the unaspirated consonants.

Pukeadjective

A fine grade of woolen cloth

‘1599, William Shakespeare, 1 Henry IV, ii.4’; ‘Puke-stocking caddis garter’;

Pureadjective

(of sound) Without harmonics or overtones; not harsh or discordant.

Pukeadjective

A very dark, dull, brownish-red color.

Pureadverb

(Liverpool) to a great extent or degree; extremely; exceedingly.

‘You’re pure busy.’;

Pukeverb

To eject the contests of the stomach; to vomit; to spew.

‘The infantMewling and puking in the nurse's arms.’;

Purenoun

Feces, especially dog feces gathered in pre-20th-century England for use in the tanning of leather.

Pukeverb

To eject from the stomach; to vomit up.

Purenoun

alternative form of puer

Pukenoun

A medicine that causes vomiting; an emetic; a vomit.

Pureverb

(golf) to hit (the ball) completely cleanly and accurately

‘Tiger Woods pured his first drive straight down the middle of the fairway.’;

Pukeadjective

Of a color supposed to be between black and russet.

Pureadjective

Separate from all heterogeneous or extraneous matter; free from mixture or combination; clean; mere; simple; unmixed; as, pure water; pure clay; pure air; pure compassion.

‘The pure fetters on his shins great.’; ‘A guinea is pure gold if it has in it no alloy.’;

Pukenoun

a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible;

‘only a rotter would do that’; ‘kill the rat’; ‘throw the bum out’; ‘you cowardly little pukes!’; ‘the British call a contemptible person a `git'’;

Pureadjective

Free from moral defilement or quilt; hence, innocent; guileless; chaste; - applied to persons.

‘Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience.’;

Pukenoun

the matter ejected in vomiting

Pureadjective

Free from that which harms, vitiates, weakens, or pollutes; genuine; real; perfect; - applied to things and actions.

‘Such was the origin of a friendship as warm and pure as any that ancient or modern history records.’;

Pukeverb

eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth;

‘After drinking too much, the students vomited’; ‘He purged continuously’; ‘The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night’;

Pureadjective

Ritually clean; fitted for holy services.

‘Thou shalt set them in two rows, six on a row, upon the pure table before the Lord.’;

Pukeverb

vomit

‘he puked up his pizza’; ‘wild with shame at puking up like a baby’;

Pureadjective

Of a single, simple sound or tone; - said of some vowels and the unaspirated consonants.

Pukenoun

vomit.

Pureadjective

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’;

Pureadjective

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’;

Pureadjective

concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed to applied;

‘pure science’;

Pureadjective

(of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or gray or black

Pureadjective

free from discordant qualities

Pureadjective

used of persons or behaviors; having no faults; sinless;

‘I felt pure and sweet as a new baby’; ‘pure as the driven snow’;

Pureadjective

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’;

Pureadjective

not mixed;

‘pure oxygen’;

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