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See definition of laving on Dictionary.com
  • as inbath
  • as inlustration
  • as inpurification
  • as inwashing

synonyms for laving

  • shower
  • tub
  • ablution
  • cleansing
  • dip
  • douche
  • gargle
  • scrubbing
  • soak
  • soaking
  • soaping
  • sponging
  • wash
  • ablution
  • absolution
  • atonement
  • baptism
  • bathing
  • catharsis
  • depuration
  • disinfection
  • distillation
  • expiation
  • expurgation
  • forgiveness
  • grace
  • lavation
  • purgation
  • purge
  • purifying
  • rarefaction
  • rebirth
  • redemption
  • refinement
  • regeneration
  • salvation
  • sanctification
  • washing
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How to use laving in a sentence

More than anything else he loved to swim in the laving waters of Byrons Pool, at night or in the magic half-light of dawn.
HEROES OF TO-DAYMARY R. PARKMAN
The adjoining village of Ascoli has also suffered:—32 houses laving fallen in, and the church being levelled with the ground.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 4, NO. 4, NOVEMBER 1, 1851VARIOUS
When he blinked himself into consciousness again, Jehan was laving his head from a pool in an oak-root.
THE PATH OF THE KINGJOHN BUCHAN
Needless laving, handling and rubbing of the private parts is another natural incitement to sexual precocity.
SEXHENRY STANTON
When I came to, Mrs. Garner, greatly frightened, was kneeling beside me and laving my face with eau-de-Cologne.
PRETTY MADCAP DOROTHYLAURA JEAN LIBBEY
Let it stand thus two or three days in wood, laving it thrice a day, a pretty while each time.
THE CLOSET OF SIR KENELM DIGBY KNIGHT OPENEDKENELM DIGBY
Sure they are just after laving this place, becase they are gone away these three big days.
MEMOIRS OF THE EXTRAORDINARY MILITARY CAREER OF JOHN SHIPPJOHN SHIPP
I arose, dressed myself quickly, and after thoroughly laving my face and hands in ice-cold water, felt considerably refreshed.
ETIDORHPA OR THE END OF EARTH.JOHN URI LLOYD
Sit down, Denis, sit down—don't be laving your company such a night as this.
THE MACDERMOTS OF BALLYCLORANANTHONY TROLLOPE
Finish development by laving or pouring warm water over the print from jug or other vessel, until all details are brought out.
THE BARNET BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHYVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LAVING

  • ablution
  • cleansing
  • dip
  • douche
  • gargle
  • laving
  • scrubbing
  • shower
  • soak
  • soaking
  • soaping
  • sponging
  • tub
  • wash
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.