not mixed with any other materials or elementsThe ancient alchemists tried to transmute base metals into pure gold.
No, it wasn't a dream. It was real.
I can look back on things with a clear conscience.
I allowed myself to acknowledge my true feelings.
His refusal to talk was simple stubbornness.
He prefers to use high quality natural produce.
a large straight whisky
They all spoke perfect English.
They are convinced the painting is genuine.
He poured himself a glass of neat brandy.
patterns for making authentic border-style clothing
free from tainting or polluting matterdemands for pure and clean river water
Disease is not a problem because clean water is available.
My car's in absolutely immaculate condition.
He always made sure that any cuts were protected by sterile dressings.
It was all good, wholesome fun.
It's not the most sanitary place one could swim.
Every morning cleaners make sure everything is spotless.
his unblemished reputation as a man of honour and principle
unadulterated, , , , , ,
unadulterated food produced without artificial chemicals
(of a subject) studied in its theoretical aspects rather than for its practical applicationsPhysics isn't just about pure science with no practical applications.
starting with a few abstract principles
a philosophical discourse
He has written a speculative biography of Christopher Marlowe.
These arguments are purely academic.
a purely hypothetical question
There is something undeniably conjectural about such claims.
completeThe old man turned to give her a look of pure surprise.
He made me look like a complete idiot.
The car was in a total mess.
I mean I'm not a total idiot.
She behaved like a perfect fool.
A sick person needs to have absolute trust in a doctor.
It proved to be a mere trick of fate.
acts of sheer desperation
This was a patent lie.
A look of utter confusion swept across his handsome face.
He told me an outright lie.
I was a thorough little academic snob.
downright bad manners
The event was an unqualified success.
You're an out-and-out liar.
A senior police officer had called him an unmitigated liar.
innocentpure and chaste thoughts
the innocent child
Some societies still place value on the tradition of virgin brides.
The president is a good man.
He was always true to his wife.
The committee members are moral, competent people.
She could not avoid a maidenly blush.
a very upright, trustworthy man
My dad was the most honest man I have ever met.
her immaculate reputation
You really have impeccable taste in clothes.
She concluded that it was impossible to find one righteous person.
The president is portrayed as a virtuous family man.
a blameless life
It is traditional for a bride to wear virginal white.
unsullied, , ,
the combined talents of intellect, experience and unsullied reputation
Few places remain undefiled by industrialization.
My strength is as the strength of ten
Because my heart is pure – Sir Galahad]Unto the pure all things are pure [Bible: II Timothy]
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in the sense of absolute
total and completeA sick person needs to have absolute trust in a doctor.
in the sense of abstract
not applied or practicalstarting with a few abstract principles
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Life on the edge
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