Spurged vs Purged - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between spurged and purged

is that spurged is (spurge) while purged is (purge).

spurged

English

Verb

(head)
  • (spurge)

  • spurge

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) espurge, espurgier, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • Any plant of the species of genus Euphorbia that grow in England and exude a bitter milky juice which was formerly used as a purgative.
  • Any plant of the genus Euphorbia .
  • Derived terms
    * * Japanese spurge * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * petty spurge * * * * *
    See also
    * ("spurge" on Wikipedia) * (Euphorbia) * (Euphorbia)

    Etymology 2

    Uncertain.

    Verb

    (spurg)
  • To emit foam; to froth; said of the emission of yeast from beer during fermentation.
  • * 1661 , W. Cartwright, Siedge
  • The body's somthing noysome: 'tis a stale one; / Good troth it spurgeth very monstrously.

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    purged

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (purge)

  • purge

    English

    (wikipedia purge)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act of .
  • (medicine) An evacuation of the bowels or a vomiting.
  • A cleansing of pipes.
  • A forcible removal of people, for example, from political activity.
  • Stalin liked to ensure that his purges were not reversible.
  • That which purges; especially, a medicine that evacuates the intestines; a cathartic.
  • (Arbuthnot)

    Verb

    (purg)
  • to clean thoroughly; to cleanse; to rid of impurities
  • (religion) to free from sin, guilt, or the burden or responsibility of misdeeds
  • To remove by cleansing; to wash away.
  • * Bible, Psalms lxxix. 9
  • Purge away our sins, for thy name's sake.
  • * Addison
  • We'll join our cares to purge away / Our country's crimes.
  • (medicine) to void (the bowels); to vomit.
  • (medicine) To operate on (somebody) as a cathartic, or in a similar manner.
  • (legal) to clear of a charge, suspicion, or imputation
  • To clarify; to clear the dregs from (liquor).
  • To become pure, as by clarification.
  • To have or produce frequent evacuations from the intestines, as by means of a cathartic.