cleanse

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  • He could not have cleansed his mind of that meaning even if he tried. Cited from The Napoleon of Notting Hill, by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • Nothing that he could do would cleanse him till he had told his own sin. Cited from The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
  • When too much food is taken, the system is unable to cleanse itself. Cited from Maintaining Health, by R. L. Alsaker
  • Up start the men, and then run to the river to cleanse themselves. Cited from Ancient Art and Ritual, by Jane Ellen Harrison
  • Let me tell you; let me cleanse myself as much as I can. Cited from The Danger Mark, by Robert W. Chambers
  • What my mother said is true -- a woman must cleanse her soul. Cited from Possessed, by Cleveland Moffett
  • His heart must be cleansed and his thoughts turned to higher things. Cited from In His Image, by William Jennings Bryan
  • Such a person comes over every sin and cleanses himself of every evil act. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4
  • Later that year he was saved, and three weeks later his heart was cleansed.
  • There is bad blood on your hands; and nothing but good blood can cleanse them. Cited from Major Barbara, George Bernard Shaw
  • Let the parts alone, and they will cleanse and care for themselves. Cited from Sane Sex Life and Sane Sex Living, by H.W. Long
  • The well was believed to bring good fortune to those who cleansed in its waters.
  • We have got to change our God, mother; we must cleanse him! Cited from Mother, by Maxim Gorky
  • Within a day all the fresh water of the world was cleansed.
  • The cleansed blood is then returned via the circuit back to the body.
  • How else may man make straight his plan And cleanse his soul from Sin?
  • How else man may make straight his plan And cleanse his soul from Sin? Cited from Book of Old Ballads, ed. B. Nichols, Complete
  • On the following day the plants should be cleansed with pure soft water. Cited from The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers, by Sutton and Sons
  • From three to four dozen plants are easily cleansed by hand in the time named. Cited from The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers, by Sutton and Sons
  • Those of the junior class are to cleanse themselves in six months. Cited from The Awakening of China, by W.A.P. Martin
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Meaning of cleanse

  • verb Clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
    clean up before you see your grandparents, clean your fingernails before dinner
  • verb Purge of an ideology, bad thoughts, or sins
    Purgatory is supposed to cleanse you from your sins