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cleansing

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cleansing

  1. the act or fact of freeing from sin or moral guilt underwent a cleansing before he could enter the temple's most sacred chamber Synonyms purification, sanctificationRelated Words rebirth, regeneration, restoration; grace, redemption, salvation; absolution, forgiveness, remission; acquittal, clearance, clearing, exoneration, vindication; atonement, expiationNear Antonyms blasphemy, defilement, desecration, profanation, violation; corruption, debasement, perversion; contamination, pollution, sullying, tarnishing



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