CLEANSE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CLEANSE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
cleanse
 v.  make something completely clean, as by washing
 v.  make someone or something morally clean or pure
Classic Sentence:
1  As the waters of baptism cleanse the soul with the body, so do the fires of punishment torture the spirit with the flesh.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  Nothing that he could do would cleanse him till he had told his own sin.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
3  Then, when we had borne you to the ships out of the fray, we laid you on your bed and cleansed your fair skin with warm water and with ointments.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XXIV
4  Ten years since, I flew through Europe half mad; with disgust, hate, and rage as my companions: now I shall revisit it healed and cleansed, with a very angel as my comforter.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  He slipped his arm about Carol's shoulder; he went down to supper rejoicing that he was cleansed of perilous stuff.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
6  All the numerous implements which have been in use are likewise faithfully cleansed and put away.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 98. Stowing Down and Clearing Up.
7  It was thus that, at the beginning of the century, ancient society cleansed its double bottom, and performed the toilet of its sewer.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—BRUNESEAU.
8  The unmanufactured sperm oil possesses a singularly cleansing virtue.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 98. Stowing Down and Clearing Up.
Example Sentence:
1  This unique herbal tea blend is a safe, all-natural designed to gently cleanse the digestive tract and detoxify the body.
2  May God cleanse my wickedness.
3  I regularly drink a laxative tea to cleanse my colon.
4  Straight after your last cigarette your body will begin to cleanse itself of tobacco toxins.
5  Yeah right, a little virgin, a device sent by heaven to cleanse your soul.
6  Use a piece of gauze to cleanse the cut.
7  The nurse cleansed the wound before stitching it.
8  Soap is not the only cleansing agent.
9  This vile policy of ethnic cleansing must be stopped.
10  The cleansing of the sanctuary is a happy token for good to any people; when they begin to be reformed they will soon be relieved.