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Synonyms for cleansing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cleaning, cleansing, cleanup(adj)

    the act of making something clean

    "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"

    cleanup position, cleanup spot, killing, cleansing, cleaning, cleanup

    infected, adulterating, septic, adulterant

  2. ablutionary, cleansing(adj)

    cleansing the body by washing; especially ritual washing of e.g. hands

    "ablutionary rituals"

    purifying, cleansing, ablutionary

    septic, infected, adulterating, adulterant

  3. cleansing, purifying(adj)

    acting like an antiseptic

    purging, purgatorial, purifying, cleansing, ablutionary

    infected, septic, adulterant, adulterating

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cleansing(n.)

    purification, purifying

  2. cleansing(a.)

    purifying, purgative, abstergent, cathartic

Translations for cleansing

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  • detergenteItalian
  • очищающий, очищение, чисткаRussian
  • rengörande, rensning, rengöring, renande, reningSwedish

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