Definitions for cleanse
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clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
"clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner"
purge of an ideology, bad thoughts, or sins
"Purgatory is supposed to cleanse you from your sins"
To free from dirt; to clean, purify.
To spiritually purify; to free from sin or guilt; to purge.
Etymology: From clænsian, from West klainisōnan, from klainiz
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: clænsian, Saxon.
Cleanse the pale corps with a religious hand,
From the polluting weed and common sand. Matthew Prior.
The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil. Prov. xx. 30.
Not all her od’rous tears can cleanse her crime,
The plant alone deforms the happy clime. John Dryden, Ovid.
Can’st thou not minister to a mind diseas’d,
And with some sweet oblivious antidote,
Cleanse the stuff’d bosom of that perilous stuff
Which weighs upon the heart. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
This oil, combined with its own salt and sugar, makes it saponaceous and cleansing, by which quality it often helps digestion, and excites appetite. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.
Shew thyself to the priest, and offer for thy cleansing those things which Moses commanded. Mark i. 44.
This river the Jews proffered the pope to cleanse, so they might have what they found. Joseph Addison, on Italy.
to render clean; to free from fith, pollution, infection, guilt, etc.; to clean
Etymology: [AS. clnsian, fr. clne clean. See Clean.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
klenz, v.t. to make clean or pure.—adj. Cleans′able.—ns. Cleans′er, one who, or that which, cleanses; Cleans′ing, purification.
The numerical value of cleanse in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of cleanse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Of course they want to be on the winning side, but I think there's almost a sense of shame over getting in bed with Trump. If business wants to take a shower and cleanse themselves, I'll happily focus on this change of attitude rather than any self-serving motives.
We will not only cleanse the cities of terrorists but, through urban regeneration, (eliminate) conditions that have allowed them to act.
Yes there is a willingness to enter Raqqa because we want to cleanse all of Syria. We want to get rid of all of ISIS. We have sworn anywhere that there is ISIS, we must get rid of them for the sake of a free, democratic and plural Syria.
Russia is trying to make ethnic cleansing in northern Latakia to force all Turkmen and Sunni population who do not have good relations with the regime, they want to expel them, they want to ethnically cleanse this area so that regime and Russian bases in Latakia and Tartus are protected.
The wrong cleanser can wreck your skin, if you use a standard soap — a cleanser that has a basic pH — it strips the skin of natural oils and compromises the skin barrier, leading to irritation and dry, lackluster skin. Using a mild, pH-neutral nonsoap cleanser helps moisturize while you cleanse and deposits skin-identical lipids back into the skin.
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