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Adjective
Intended to clean something thoroughly, especially the skin
“A cleansing cream.”
Adjective
Cleansing
Adjective
Relating to detergents or their action
Adjective
Of or pertaining to abstersion
Noun
A rite of purification or sanctification
Noun
The process of removing impurities or unwanted elements from a substance
Noun
An act of cleaning through purging, sometimes figuratively
Noun
The process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions
Noun
The liquid used in the cleansing or ablution
Noun
An act of cleaning something or an instance of being cleaned
Noun
A concentrated essence
Noun
The act of abstaining from, or eating very little, food
Verb
Present participle for to rid of dirt or impurities
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“Lime juice was sprinkled over it to thoroughly cleanse the surface.”
Verb
Present participle for to rid of something (morally) defiling
“It is based on the supposition that his confession to a stranger will completely cleanse him of his sins.”
Verb
Present participle for clean, polish thoroughly
Verb
Present participle for soak or wipe gently with liquid to clean or soothe
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Verb
Present participle for to get rid of by cleaning
Verb
Present participle for cleanse
Verb
Present participle for to revamp something to make it look new again
Verb
Present participle for to remove or clear a block or obstruction from
Verb
Present participle for to edit out rude, incorrect, offensive, useless, or otherwise undesirable information from a book, CD or other publication
Verb
Present participle for give a name or nickname to
Verb
Present participle for to restore (someone) to a physically sound or healthy condition
Verb
Present participle for to untangle or arrange (the hair) by drawing a comb through it
Verb
Present participle for to cover, fasten, strap or bind with a bandage
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