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synonyms for clean slate

  • fresh start
  • clean hands
  • clean sweep
  • clear conscience
  • new beginning
  • square one
  • tabula rasa
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How to use clean slate in a sentence

He shall give his mind to finish the glazing, and his watching to make clean the furnace.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The tower has four clock faces, pinnacles at the angles, and a steep slate roof and is 120 feet high.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Slate slabs were originally tried for sleepers on the Birmingham and London line.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
And I will turn my hand to thee, and I will clean purge away thy dross, and I will take away all thy tin.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
A groom is a chap, that a gentleman keeps to clean his 'osses, and be blown up, when things go wrong.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The sun was palely shining upon dry, clean pavements and upon roads juicy with black mud.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Who could have believed that only a fortnight ago these same figures were clean as new pins; smart and well-liking!
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He looks about thirty-five, has a clean-shaven intelligent face, and is dressed in a dark tweed suit.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
I'm somewhat puzzled to know why they didn't stand pat and make a clean job of us both.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
A large drop is allowed to dry upon a clean slide or unglazed paper.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CLEAN SLATE

  • beginning
  • clean slate
  • fresh start
  • new beginning
  • outset
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.