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noun as in swimming

noun as in washing


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Katharine Hepburn, while a houseguest at Grant’s home, becomes absorbed in reading Sophocles while she’s taking a bath.

It’s also what makes Alka-Seltzer tablets or even bath bombs fizz when you drop them in a glass or tub.

To further link fluorescence with protection, the researchers soaked roundworms and individuals from a tardigrade species that isn’t resistant to UV light in a bath of glowing Paramacrobiotus extract.

Usually, I will pop off for dinner and bath time with the kiddo, and then once the kiddo is in bed, I generally pop back on for a few hours later.

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Some typical items compared are lot size, square footage, number of bedrooms and baths, exterior features such as patios, decks and fencing, parking availability and features like central air conditioning and fireplaces.

Police subsequently discovered 73 photos of children in bathing suits focusing on their breasts and buttocks.

But in one area, they seem to have regressed: bathing attire is starting to look positively Victorian.

Women fought for centuries to shake off the full-coverage bathing costume and be able to show a little skin.

Photographers hiding in bushes at the Croatia team hotel captured pictures of players bathing in the nude.

When the final bathing and dressing is complete, the men join the women—and Grace, now smoking—at the fire.

The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.

He tells me several men have already been shot whilst bathing but there is no use trying to stop it: they take the off chance.

She was very amiable during the walk back, and raved much over Edna's appearance in her bathing suit.

Edna had found her old bathing suit still hanging, faded, upon its accustomed peg.

When she came to she was in her father's arms, the men had gone, and bending over her was Helen Osborne, bathing her face.

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On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bathing, such as: ablution, absolution, atonement, baptism, catharsis, and depuration.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.