wash away

phrasal verb
washed away; washing away; washes away

Definition of wash away

1 : to carry (something) away by the movement of water The bridge was washed away by flooding last year.
2 : to get rid of (something, such as unhappy or unpleasant thoughts) completely Take a vacation to wash away your troubles.

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“Wash away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wash%20away. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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