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cleanses

verb
present tense third-person singular of cleanse

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1 to free from moral guilt or blemish especially ceremonially
  • in an elaborate ritual the priestess cleansed the gathering of supplicants

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2 to remove the dirt from
  • cleanse the wound with soap and water before applying the bandage

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“Cleanses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cleanses. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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