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 Meanings and Examples of CLEAN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
clean
 v.  remove unwanted substances, such as dirt or pollution
 a.  free from pollution, especially radioactive contamination
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Andrew Hale was a ruddy man with a big gray moustache and a stubbly double-chin unconstrained by a collar; but his scrupulously clean shirt was always fastened by a small diamond stud.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  He was a nice-looking boy with a riot of soft brown curls on his white forehead and eyes as deep brown, as clean and as gentle as a collie dog's.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  He looked down at her radiantly, his whole clean simple heart in his eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  Of course, Mr. Stephens couldn't help how he looked for he had been an invalid all his life, but Mr. Davis-- She looked up at the cameo clean, proud face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  Men should either be clean shaven, mustached or wear full beards.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
6  Her lavender calico dress, so freshly clean and starched that morning, was streaked with blood, dirt and sweat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
7  Put on a clean apron because I want you to go over to the hospital.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
8  Poor Pork, trained for forty years to clean his shoes before entering the house, did not forget, even in a time like this.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
9  She had glanced in the mirror every morning to see that her face was clean and her hair tidy but she had always been too pressed by other things to really see herself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
10  He was clean shaven and young and had merry, kind eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
11  The dull-gold damask draperies which had covered the arching French windows at the back of the room were missing, and only the remnants of the lace curtains remained, clean but obviously mended.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
12  He stopped the horse quickly, passed her two clean handkerchiefs and held her head over the side of the buggy with some skill.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
13  The squatty log chicken house was clay daubed against rats, weasels and clean with whitewash, and so was the log stable.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
14  Their faces beneath their sun-bonnets were sallow and malarial- looking but shining clean and their freshly ironed calicoes glistened with starch.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
15  "Hush," he said, disentangling her frantic grip and pulling a clean handkerchief from his pocket.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
Example Sentence: (98 in 7 pages)
16  Run some clean water through and then you'll see its true color.
17  Labour will not come clean with its figures, so it is bound to describe ours as jiggery-pokery.
18  Keeping clean is a safeguard against disease.
19  They allowed him to enter by making it a condition that he must clean the house for a week.
20  We want a clean healthy environment for all humanity.
21  Some companies could face heavy fines if they fail to clean up their act.
22  The fund provides money to clean up chemically polluted industrial sites.
23  Their ostensible goal was to clean up government corruption, but their real aim was to unseat the government.
24  Maybe this guy isn't so squeaky clean after all.
25  A clean hand wants no washing.
26  It irks him to have to clean his house.
27  The party needs to clean up its somewhat tarnished image.
28  The mayor outlined his plan to clean up the town's image.
29  The sport has a very clean image.
30  Keep your room neat and clean.