II. Prospective Volition

2. Subservience to ends; degree of subservience


[Antonyms: uncleanness.]

[Nouns] cleanness, cleanliness; purity; cleaning; purification, defecation; purgation, lustration; detersion, abstersion; epuration, mundation; ablution, lavation, colature; disinfection; drainage, sewerage.

lavatory, laundry, washhouse; washerwoman, laundress, dhobi, laundryman, washerman; scavenger, dustman, sweep; white wings [U.S.], white gloves.

brush; broom, besom, mop, rake, shovel, sieve, riddle, screen, filter; blotter.

napkin, cloth, maukin, malkin, handkerchief, towel, sudary; doyley, doily, duster, sponge, mop, swab.

cover, drugget.

wash, lotion, detergent, cathartic, purgative; purifier; disinfectant; aperient; benzene, benzine, benzol, benolin; bleaching powder, bleach, chloride of lime, dentifrice, deobstruent, laxative.

[Verbs] be clean, render clean.

clean, cleanse; mundify, rinse, wring, flush, full, wipe, mop, sponge, scour, swab, scrub, brush up.

wash, lave, launder, buck; absterge, deterge; decrassify; clear, purify; depurate, despumate, defecate; purge, expurgate, elutriate, lixiviate, edulcorate, clarify, refine, rack; filter, filtrate; drain, strain.

disinfect, fumigate, ventilate, deodorize; whitewash; castrate, emasculate.

sift, winnow, pick, weed, comb, rake, brush, sweep.

rout out, clear out, sweep out; make a clean sweep of.

[Adjectives] clean, cleanly; pure; immaculale; spotless, stainless, taintless; trig; without a stain, unstained, unspotted, unsoiled, unsullied, untainted, uninfected; sweet, sweet as a nut.

neat, spruce, tidy, trim, gimp, clean as a new penny, like a cat in pattens; cleaned; kempt.

abstergent, cathartic, cleansing, purifying.

[Adverbs] neatly; clean as a whistle.

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