washed

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verb

past tense of wash
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as in splashed
to flow along or against crystal-clear waters gently wash the island's unspoiled beaches

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as in flew
to withstand scrutiny and gain acceptance or approval the employee's story about missing the bus didn't wash with her manager

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as in stirred
to cause (as a liquid) to move about in a circle especially repeatedly she absentmindedly washed her tea by tipping her cup, until the honey was at last mixed in

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“Washed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/washed. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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