[ UK /klˈɛnz/ ]
[ US /ˈkɫɛnz/ ]
  1. purge of an ideology, bad thoughts, or sins
    Purgatory is supposed to cleanse you from your sins
  2. clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
    clean up before you see your grandparents
    clean your fingernails before dinner
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How To Use cleanse In A Sentence

  • Traditional methods for liquid or semiliquid fecal incontinence management, such as the use of absorbent briefs/pads, skin cleansers, and moisturizers, are only moderately successful in alleviating the consequences of fecal incontinence. New Data Shows Budget Impact of Fecal Management System in Hospital ICU
  • The problem was that Eric decided to go on a macrobiotic diet to cleanse his system and he lost so much weight you could see his skull under his skin.
  • A great all-round cleanser that has a very pleasant floral smell. The Sun
  • A spongy, Dijon-colored city of algae and microscopic creatures that floats on the surface, periphyton cleanses the Everglades of excess nutrients and pollutants.
  • It was only when I was on the second sachet and gleefully exhorting the recalcitrant bubbling cauldron to cleanse thyself, that the Gamekeeper ran in gasping and flung all the windows open. 42 entries from November 2007
  • I wear special ritual jewellery but there's no time to cleanse and consecrate your stuff. HIDING FROM THE LIGHT
  • Either we must be cleansed from the pollutions of sin or we shall, as polluted, be put from that priesthood, Ezra ii. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)
  • One of Stan Kasten's final missions as team president of the Nationals was assisting Major League Baseball in its ongoing effort to cleanse from the Dominican Republic corrupt practices in signing youthful players. Catching up with Stan Kasten on the Dominican issue, etc.
  • He'll have to stomach the invasion of his small little Baraboo in Sauk County as the uncleansed, the unshaven, the Communists, the Marxists, and the all out who-knows-what come for "Fighting Bob Fest. Archive 2005-09-01
  • These soiled robes have been cleansed to spotlessness. The Sins of Brother Curtis
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