cleanse

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  • May we not also hope that the general application of electric force will do much to cleanse our atmosphere? Cited from The Quest of the Simple Life, by William J. Dawson
  • By doing this for twelve days he may be cleansed of his sin. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • In his own eyes he appeared so polluted that nothing on earth could ever cleanse him again. Cited from Dame Care, by Hermann Sudermann
  • The earth has started to cleanse itself and people are dying in huge numbers.
  • Taking his letters he went up to his dressing-room to cleanse himself of London. Cited from To Let, by John Galsworthy
  • He asked him if he would not prefer to cleanse himself before examination. Cited from The White Road to Verdun, by Kathleen Burke
  • The man who takes the names of these becomes cleansed of all his sins. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4
  • Thou must needs take me as I am and cleanse me. Cited from Unspoken Sermons, by George MacDonald
  • Allow boiling hot water to run on them for some time before they are put away after being cleansed. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • She can regain health and happiness if she will cleanse her soul of evil. Cited from Possessed, by Cleveland Moffett
  • Cleanse the windows of my soul that I may take in thy glory. Cited from Leaves of Life, by Margaret Bird Steinmetz
  • Let the whole world be cleansed, or not a man or woman of us all can be clean. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 69, July, 1863, by Various
  • The water taken in the morning helps to start the body to cleanse itself. Cited from Maintaining Health, by R. L. Alsaker
  • At first the more one drinks the more quickly the system cleanses itself. Cited from Maintaining Health, by R. L. Alsaker
  • He will save them from their enemies and cleanse them from sin.
  • All vessels used about the patient should be cleansed with the same solution. Cited from A Practical Physiology, by Albert F. Blaisdell
  • By such means may all three be cleansed of their sin. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • Those who have faith and virtue may cleanse themselves by giving away only one cow. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • Jesus had cleansed his heart from all desire to do evil. Cited from The Value of a Praying Mother, by Isabel C. Byrum
  • Cleanse the teeth, especially the places that are out of sight and hard to reach. Cited from Civics and Health, by William H. Allen
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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