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No doubt several cardinals who will be most affected by a thorough curial housecleaning were thinking the same thing.

But a wholesale housecleaning of GOP incumbents before the general election looks unlikely for now.

A magic housecleaning as if Mary Poppins were an accountant.

The party doesn't need a facelift, it needs a housecleaning.

Behind the kitchen door usually, but with the house all torn up with housecleaning, I don't know where it is.

And it was no wonder that at the close of the Congress the Pope at once ordered a sacred housecleaning, a divine fumigation.

Housecleaning of any sort can hardly fail to be a time of turmoil and weariness for the housekeeper.

My process is just like housecleaning a room; before you clean the walls and floor you remove the furniture.

No frogs, toads or eels were allowed near, but in the work of daily housecleaning, the storks and the mermaids were great friends.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to housecleaning, such as: adjournment, banishment, bounce, brush off, deportation, and deposition.

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