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Definition of purgative:

  1. A medicine that causes the bowels to evacuate freely.
  2. Cleansing; having the power of evacuating the bowels.

Synonyms:

anabolic steroid, antidepressant, evacuant, lustrative, physic, antacid, emetic, eliminative, cathartic, religion, psychotherapeutic, anesthetic, purge, aperient, purgatorial, keep, anaesthetic, purificatory, anticoagulant, evacuative, analgesic, excretory, antibiotic, releasing, amphetamine, laxative, clean, expiatory, eliminatory, antidote, lustral.

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