the urge to purge

urge to purge

1. A need or impulse to vomit. After I stepped off the crazy roller coaster, I was overcome by an urge to purge. I've left a bucket by your bed in case you get the urge to purge.
2. A need or desire to discard or dispose of a large amount of one's possessions. I hate clutter, and after the influx of stuff we accumulate during the holidays I always get the urge to purge.
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the urge to purge

n. the need to throw up. Pete felt the urge to purge and ran for the john.
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Pink Twins have the urge to purge, paint and push some furniture around.
The urge to purge is the fallout from a frenzied period of condo construction in Jersey City -- a stone's throw from Wall Street -- where about 5,000 new units came on the market at premium prices, sources estimate.
Sullivan's rise signals the welcome emergence of a new, more diverse gay politics, but it also shows how far the urge to purge has come in our community.
The urge to purge the other fellow's thoughts is rampant these days.