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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The work of cleansing (usually with soap and water).

Usage examples (4)
  • First a lavation; this Virginian incense is more agreeable to devout worshippers like you and me than to the uninitiated.
  • This was renewed every hour of the day; for Roseton's fancy indulged the frequent and the casual lavation, and his exacting taste demanded the strictest purity.
  • The next morning I commenced again my duties of personal attendance upon her room, and although it was earlier than usual when I went in with a can of fresh water from the...
  • The city has such immense natural advantages and such capabilities of boundless growth, and such varied and ever increasing accommodations and appliances for eye and ear, for... for more
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