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Verb: wash away
  1. To set aside as irrelevant
    "wash away all the differences"
  2. Remove by the application of water or other liquid and soap or some other cleaning agent
    "The nurse washed away the blood"; "Can you wash away the spots on the windows?";
    - wash, wash out, wash off

Derived forms: washing away, washed away, washes away

Type of: remove, take, take away, withdraw