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  • White soap only should be used in their cleansings; no washing sodas or other powders should be used. Cited from The Mother and Her Child, by William S. Sadler and Lena K. Sadler
  • It was, in point of fact, formed by two houses, which were used alternately to allow of the necessary repairs and cleansings. Cited from International Weekly Miscellany, Vol. I, No. 2, July 8, 1850
  • During adolescence and adult life the teeth should be examined every six months and cleansings of the mouth should become a part of the daily toilet. Cited from The Mother and Her Child, by William S. Sadler and Lena K. Sadler
  • Visitors usually seek limpias (ritual cleansings), healing or something to give them an edge in business.
  • In places like Lerna their waters' ritual cleansings were credited with magical medical properties.
  • First I would fain lave them in pure cleansings. Cited from The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I, by Euripides
  • It is a common quality of primitive religions that they are apt to lay stress on merely ceremonial cleansings, for example. Cited from Understanding the Scriptures, by Francis McConnell
  • See the article "List of ethnic cleansings" for a list of events which have been described as ethnic cleansing by academic or legal experts.
  • Ethnic cleansings and other atrocities mentally and physically destroyed the people.
  • Thus, many historians today feel that the Sonderweg theory fails to account for similarities and distinctions with other dictatorships and ethnic cleansings.
  • In many cases where accusations of ethnic cleansings have circulated, partisans have fiercely disputed such an interpretation and the details of the event.
  • It is open to the public, including tourists and offers native herbal medicines, massages, temascals and ritual cleansings.
  • The Peace movement is primarily characterized by a belief that humans should not wage war on each other or engage in violent ethnic cleansings over language, race or natural resources or ethical conflict over religion or ideology.
  • There are two such cleansings recorded in the Gospels; this one His first public act, and another, omitted by John, but recorded in the other Gospels, which was almost His last public act. Cited from Expositions/Holy Scripture: John 1-14, Maclaren
  • Once the has been completed there will be an end of year ceremony, which will enable the Priest or Priestess to consult clients, perform cleansings, provide remedies and perform initiations.
  • But oh, what cleansings and what fears, What countless raisings from the dead, Ere I could see Her, touched with tears, Pillow the little weary head. Cited from The Second Book of Modern Verse, Ed. Rittenhouse
  • Aesthetic skin decolorizing surgeries can also be performed, but excessive cleansings can cause a number of problems, such as facial inflammation, but in the 2000s this is in decline.
  • Racism has been a motivating factor in social discrimination, racial segregation, hate speech and violence (such as pogroms, genocides and ethnic cleansings).
  • His father, a political economist, died under Stalinist anti-Semitic cleansings, maintained by the intelligence State Political Directorate (GPU).
  • The war became ethnic cleansings against the Baggara, while the west still misleaded with the NGOs, which look after their religious and political agenda in South Kordofan desperate tribal wars.
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Root form of cleansings is cleanse for verb and cleansing for noun.

How cleansings gets used

Meaning of cleansings

  • 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