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'pure' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'pure'
1. 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
pure oxygen
2. without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
pure folly
3. concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed to applied
pure science
4. (of color) being chromatically pure; not diluted with white or grey or black
5. free from discordant qualities
6. (used of persons or behaviors) having no faults; sinless
I felt pure and sweet as a new baby
pure as the driven snow
7. in a state of sexual virginity
pure and vestal modesty
men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal

derived forms
1. Pure / Comparitive
purer
2. Pure / Superlative
purest
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Antonym
  • impure
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    The first commercial chewing gum was sold in 1848 by John B. Curtis, who also made the gum. He called the gum "State of Maine Pure Spruce Gum."