(1) She was cautious, but Feinstein finds no trace of dishonour in the care she took to keep herself alive and free through successive waves of revolution and purgation .(2) By this date, it was believed that the dead did not proceed directly to salvation, but instead passed to the intermediate state of purgatory, where they experienced a prolonged and painful purgation of their sins.(3) The man Christ's voluntary and most innocent, most shameful, and most cruel death on the Cross was the deletion and purgation of, and the satisfaction for, all the carnal desires of human nature.(4) Clinical research on purgation in the treatment of the condition lends some support to this hypothesis.(5) the purgation by ritual violence of morbid social emotions(6) But in all cases the cure is effected essentially by a kind of catharsis or purgation - a release of the pent-up psychic energy, the constriction of which was the basic cause of the neurotic illness.(7) Herbs with this flavor are generally used for clearing heat, inflammation, infections, toxicity, purgation , discharge dampness, cough vomiting.(8) What was the evidence, he asked, that purgation did anyone any good?(9) Exorcists were known to abstain periodically from food for reasons of vision causation, purgation , and divine encounter.(10) For those with dry stool or constipation, purgation is adopted to clear away heat and promote bowel movement.(11) I concluded that what my grandfather had been in Purgatory, though also present on earth in some mystical way, and God allowed him to appeal to his son to pray for his release and purgation from attachment to this dimension.(12) the purgation by ritual violence of morbid social emotions(13) Catharsis is the explosion or release of long repressed feelings, the purgation of secret passions.(14) In Brown's late paintings and in the work Gillespie has been making in recent years, symbols are used less for confession and purgation than for spiritual instigation and invocation.(15) The path to the unitive state, the mystics tell us, includes purgation , an encounter with the transforming love of God that cleanses and purifies us.(16) The showing of Anatomy of Pain on television was seen as poignant and revealing, a sort of purgation , catharsis.