ABLUTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ABLUTION
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 n.  washing or cleansing of the body, especially as part of religious rite
Classic Sentence:
1  When my ablutions were completed, I was put into clean linen of the stiffest character, like a young penitent into sackcloth, and was trussed up in my tightest and fearfullest suit.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VII
2  At that time in the morning any Christian would have washed his face; but Queequeg, to my amazement, contented himself with restricting his ablutions to his chest, arms, and hands.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
3  She sprang out of bed and accomplished the two ablutions of soul and body, her prayers and her toilet.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—DAWN
Example Sentence:
1  His ablution was accompanied by loud noises that he humorously labeled "Opera in the Bath.".