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Verb
Present participle for to make wet by soaking or dousing in water
Bathe the chicken in the sauce and return it to a platter or transfer it to individual plates.”
Verb
Present participle for to soak or wipe gently with liquid to clean or soothe
Bathe the wound three or four times a day in a carbolic lotion of one-half ounce carbolic acid mixed with one pint of soft water.”
Verb
Present participle for to clean oneself (or someone else) by immersion in water or using water
“No one ever taught me how to actually bathe a baby!”
Verb
Present participle for to swim or spend time in a body of water, typically for pleasure
“Then all the monkeys came to bathe, and as the hyena saw them bathe in the lake, he began to feel hungry.”
Verb
Present participle for to flow against or along
“Here it turns more to the eastward toward the banks of Newfoundland, thus allowing a cold current from the north to bathe the shores of Canada and the United States.”
Verb
Present participle for to suffuse or envelop in something
“Tim stepped through into the light and allowed its warmth to bathe him.”
Verb
Present participle for to illuminate with light
“The cathedral ceiling had skylights that would bathe the room in sunlight during the day.”
Verb
Present participle for to rid of dirt or impurities
Noun
The act of washing
Noun
The act or art of sustaining and propelling the body in water
Noun
An act of cleaning or washing
Noun
The act or process of purifying
Noun
Immersion or dipping
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