Usage examples for purifies

  1. That is the lightning that purifies the dense atmosphere, and, glancing for an instant, reveals the keenest light known to men. – Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis by G. W. Curtis, ed. George Willis Cooke
  2. There are certain junctures when disgrace, like fire, purifies all the bad qualities, and sets a lustre on all the good ones, and also there are times when it does not become an honest man to be out of favour at Court. – The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
  3. Every contact with her elevates, strengthens, purifies – Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel by Friedrich Froebel