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soap

noun

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a substance used for cleaning
  • a little soap and water should clean this in no time

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The first known use of soap was before the 12th century

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“Soap.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/soap. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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