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Keeping the skin clean by daily ablution greatly aids in the escape of fluid during exercise.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
He proceeds to the bathhouse to take his ablution, and thence to the synagogue, leaving the tailor all the while in his pocket.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
Both bury their dead, and purify themselves by ablution in the nearest stream when the funeral procession is over.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
An agreeable and efficient adjunct after ablution, which I have already referred to, is oil.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XV., NO. 388, JUNE 9, 1883VARIOUS
He poured it over his head by way of ablution, strove to rise and renew the unequal fight, and sank back feebly.
THE GREAT MOGULLOUIS TRACY
The morning ablution, if performed at all, was managed by pouring water on the hands from a canteen.
UNDER THE STARS AND BARSWALTER A. CLARK
The ablution (ghusl) is the bathing of the whole body for ceremonial purification.
THE BBUR-NMA IN ENGLISHBABUR, EMPEROR OF HINDUSTAN
After this ablution she laid it on the blanket in the sun to dry.
SOUTH AND SOUTH CENTRAL AFRICAH. FRANCES DAVIDSON
After ablution give her the drink I ordered and in the prescribed quantity.
DRAMATIC TECHNIQUEGEORGE PIERCE BAKER
Ice water for his morning ablution was a new thing for David.
THE COURAGE OF MARGE O'DOONEJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ABLUTION

  • ablution
  • bathe
  • cleaning
  • cleansing
  • dirty clothes
  • rinse
  • scrub
  • shampoo
  • shower
  • washing
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