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  • as inrepudiate
  • as inforsake
  • as ingive in/give up

synonyms for wash one's hands of

  • abandon
  • break with
  • disavow
  • dismiss
  • disown
  • forsake
  • recant
  • renounce
  • repeal
  • rescind
  • retract
  • reverse
  • revoke
  • spurn
  • abjure
  • apostatize
  • banish
  • cast
  • decline
  • default
  • defect
  • demur
  • deny
  • desert
  • disapprove
  • discard
  • disclaim
  • dishonor
  • disinherit
  • dump
  • flush
  • nix
  • oust
  • rat
  • refuse
  • reprobate
  • tergiversate
  • turn
  • be against
  • cast off
  • cut off
  • disacknowledge
  • fly in the face of
  • tergiverse
  • turn down
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antonyms for wash one's hands of

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  • accept
  • allow
  • approve
  • emphasize
  • enforce
  • keep
  • sanction
  • welcome
  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • agree
  • consent
  • go along
  • grant
  • hold
  • retain
  • return
  • rediscover
  • maintain
  • hold
  • approve
  • allow
  • continue
  • keep
  • revert
  • go back
  • claim
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How to use wash one's hands of in a sentence

With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
He burst into a loud laugh, clapped his hands, and danced before the delighted babe.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The patache was never seen again, and there is not much doubt that it was lost with all hands on board.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
He worketh under correction, and seeketh to rest: let his hands be idle, and he seeketh liberty.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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