cathartic


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of, relating to, or tending to eliminate

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"In my mind, I thought it was a cathartic thing to go back to work, to just bury myself and see if that was the way through it.
She said: "It's quite a cathartic experience, I think, especially for our family."
"These events were tough and cathartic and in the process we have raised a significant amount of money for the trust.
A hobby for both old and young people, pottery making can be a cathartic experience.
Speaking to Indiewire, the 58-year-old actor said that he was sure La Beouf was going through some kind of personal, very painful, cathartic thing that he had to exorcise and get out there and the 'Transformers' star probably played it out and came back, the Mirror reported.
It is cathartic to watch Hodge be indignant on our behalf, dragging smug suits by their bespoke collars before the committee to answer for profligacy.
The paper works on display at Dhoomimal Gallery under the title ' Cathartic Expressions' have 56 poems to thank.
Yesterday, the star, who shot to fame with Channel 4's The Friday Night Project, said making the sex list was her idea as cathartic, therapeutic and to "unburden herself".
It was extremely cathartic to see so many exhibitors, most of them Woodworking Network's customers, beaming with joy in writing up orders and amassing a collection of solid sales leads.
The publishing experience has been cathartic, enabling me to register my discontent, whereas I think a formal complaint would have achieved nothing.
I tend to hide behind that, but I wanted this to be more truthful, naked, slightly cathartic. I've had enough of rage."
When you're three, play is a serious, cathartic process aimed at sorting out and bringing under tenuous control the often overwhelming emotional cues thrown at you each day.
LOS ANGELES: Playing a grieving mother in a movie even as, in real life, your brother s death stirred the world would be hard for anyone, and for Janet Jackson the experience proved "intense" and "cathartic," she said.
"It is very cathartic to scream and shout and murder people on stage.
First informally and then in sharing sessions with the Oxford Group, he says, alcoholics institutionalized a form of interaction between themselves that was personal, cathartic, and based on equality and openness.