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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A washing or cleansing, especially of the body.

Usage examples (33)
  • ablution is part of many religious rites.
  • Despite how it sounds, "ablution" is ceremonial washing, not a stomach-flattening exercise.
  • This cool ablution had indeed relieved the patient.
  • Latrines and ablution places were kept scrupulously clean. for more
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