Example sentences for: impure

How can you use “impure” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Noting Willey's initial reluctance to testify, Germond dismisses talk of impure motives as the White House "trying to throw sand in our eyes."

  • Truly, I believe the country is in the best of hands, but how do I rid myself of these impure thoughts?

  • The idea that Jewish lineage is impure or malevolent reappears in Visigothic Spain in the early medieval period, and most notoriously in Nazi Germany.

  • ) "Holy Ghost power !!" might sound like something out of a used-car commercial--and Duvall is as clear-eyed on the capitalism-evangelism correlation as the Marxist-leaning Antony Thomas in his skeptical 1980s documentary Thy Kingdom Come ...Thy Will Be Done . But Duvall also subscribes to an American dramatic tradition (which can be discerned in works as various as The Iceman Cometh and The Music Man ) that says that any fervent belief, even one based on uncertain premises and fueled by an impure source, can give life, the way a placebo can be an authentic remedy if it empowers the body to heal itself.

  • Punishment theories authorize communities to isolate or purge the “impure”—people whose illness or imagined “sinfulness” would contaminate the whole—while reassuring that virtue and social status will protect the righteous.


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