Riotous vs Impure - What's the difference?

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Riotous is a related term of impure.


As adjectives the difference between riotous and impure

is that riotous is having the characteristics of a riot while impure is not pure.

As a verb impure is

(obsolete) to defile; to pollute.

riotous

English

Adjective

(head)
  • having the characteristics of a riot
  • causing, inciting or taking part in a riot
  • unrestrained and boisterous; degenerate or dissolute
  • Synonyms

    * ragmatical

    Derived terms

    * riotous living

    impure

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not pure
  • The impure gemstone was not good enough to be made into a necklace, so it was thrown out.
  • Defiled by sin or guilt; unholy; unhallowed
  • Unchaste; lewd; unclean or obscene
  • He was thinking impure thoughts.
  • (Judaism) Not virgin, having previously had sexual intercourse
  • * 2012 , Frederick Ramsay, The Eighth Veil: A Jerusalem Mystery
  • “No one would marry her if she was impure''', don't you see?” “'''Impure'''? Surely if a woman is forcibly deprived of her virginity, she can't be thought of as '''impure .”

    Synonyms

    * imperfect, tainted

    Antonyms

    * pure

    Verb

    (impur)
  • (obsolete) to defile; to pollute
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