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Verb: cleanse  klenz
  1. Clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
    - clean
  2. Purge of an ideology, bad thoughts, or sins
    "Purgatory is supposed to cleanse you from your sins"

Derived forms: cleansing, cleansed, cleanses

Type of: disembarrass, free, groom, neaten, rid

Encyclopedia: Cleanse