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irrigating

verb
present participle of irrigate

Synonyms of irrigating

to pour liquid over or through in order to cleanse
  • if you get the chemical in your eye, irrigate the eye thoroughly with water

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“Irrigating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/irrigating. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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