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Adjective pure has 8 senses
  1. pure - 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"
    impure, adulterate, adulterated, debased, alloyed, bastardized, bastardised, composite, contaminated, polluted, dirty, dingy, muddied, muddy, unpurified
  2. arrant, complete, consummate, double-dyed, everlasting, gross, perfect, pure, sodding, stark, staring, thoroughgoing, utter - 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"
    Antonym: mitigated (indirect, via unmitigated)
  3. pure - concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed to applied; "pure science"
    applied (indirect, via theoretical)
  4. saturated, pure - (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or gray or black
  5. pure - free from discordant qualities
    inharmonious, unharmonious (indirect, via harmonious)
  6. pure - used of persons or behaviors; having no faults; sinless; "I felt pure and sweet as a new baby"- Sylvia Plath; "pure as the driven snow"
    impure, defiled, maculate
  7. pure, vestal, virgin, virginal, virtuous - 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"
    Antonym: unchaste (indirect, via chaste)
  8. pure, unmixed, undiluted - not mixed; "pure oxygen"
    Antonym: relative (indirect, via absolute)
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