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lus·trate

 (lŭs′trāt′)
tr.v. lus·trat·ed, lus·trat·ing, lus·trates
To purify by means of ceremony.

[Latin lūstrāre, lūstrāt-, to purify, make bright; see luster.]

lus·tra′tion n.
lus′tra·tive (-trə-tĭv) adj.
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lustrate

(ˈlʌstreɪt)
vb
1. (Other Non-Christian Religions) (tr) to purify by means of religious rituals or ceremonies
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (tr) to purify by means of religious rituals or ceremonies
[C17: from Latin lūstrāre to brighten]
lusˈtration n
lustrative adj
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lus•trate

(ˈlʌs treɪt)

v.t. -trat•ed, -trat•ing.
to purify by a propitiatory offering or other ceremony.
[1615–25; < Latin lūstrātus, past participle of lūstrāre; see luster1]
lus•tra′tion, n.
lus•tra•tive (ˈlʌs trə tɪv) adj.
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lustrate


Past participle: lustrated
Gerund: lustrating

Imperative
lustrate
lustrate
Present
I lustrate
you lustrate
he/she/it lustrates
we lustrate
you lustrate
they lustrate
Preterite
I lustrated
you lustrated
he/she/it lustrated
we lustrated
you lustrated
they lustrated
Present Continuous
I am lustrating
you are lustrating
he/she/it is lustrating
we are lustrating
you are lustrating
they are lustrating
Present Perfect
I have lustrated
you have lustrated
he/she/it has lustrated
we have lustrated
you have lustrated
they have lustrated
Past Continuous
I was lustrating
you were lustrating
he/she/it was lustrating
we were lustrating
you were lustrating
they were lustrating
Past Perfect
I had lustrated
you had lustrated
he/she/it had lustrated
we had lustrated
you had lustrated
they had lustrated
Future
I will lustrate
you will lustrate
he/she/it will lustrate
we will lustrate
you will lustrate
they will lustrate
Future Perfect
I will have lustrated
you will have lustrated
he/she/it will have lustrated
we will have lustrated
you will have lustrated
they will have lustrated
Future Continuous
I will be lustrating
you will be lustrating
he/she/it will be lustrating
we will be lustrating
you will be lustrating
they will be lustrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lustrating
you have been lustrating
he/she/it has been lustrating
we have been lustrating
you have been lustrating
they have been lustrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lustrating
you will have been lustrating
he/she/it will have been lustrating
we will have been lustrating
you will have been lustrating
they will have been lustrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lustrating
you had been lustrating
he/she/it had been lustrating
we had been lustrating
you had been lustrating
they had been lustrating
Conditional
I would lustrate
you would lustrate
he/she/it would lustrate
we would lustrate
you would lustrate
they would lustrate
Past Conditional
I would have lustrated
you would have lustrated
he/she/it would have lustrated
we would have lustrated
you would have lustrated
they would have lustrated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.lustrate - purify by means of a ritual; also used in post-Communist countries to refer to the political cleansing of former officials
purify, sanctify, purge - make pure or free from sin or guilt; "he left the monastery purified"
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lustrate

verb
To free from sin, guilt, or defilement:
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References in periodicals archive ?
Therefore, we need to begin lustrating the process of lustration," Gesoski said.
The motives on why the activities for lustration of journalists from the private media were accelerated, before lustrating the holders of public functions, are suspicious.
He knew that the vengeful, lustrating revision of Moscow's street names in the last few years had renamed the square Triumfalnaya, though there was nothing triumphant about it, except for its Philips billboard.