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Make clean   /meɪk klin/   Listen
Make clean

Make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from.  Synonym: clean.  "The dentist cleaned my teeth"

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"Make clean" Quotes from Famous Books

... report, no less than to the crime; For how unaided could I track it far Without a clue? Which lacking (for too late Was I enrolled a citizen of Thebes) This proclamation I address to all:— Thebans, if any knows the man by whom Laius, son of Labdacus, was slain, I summon him to make clean shrift to me. And if he shrinks, let him reflect that thus Confessing he shall 'scape the capital charge; For the worst penalty that shall befall him Is banishment—unscathed he shall depart. But if an alien from a foreign land Be known to any as the murderer, ...
— The Oedipus Trilogy • Sophocles

... and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess. Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first that which is within the cup and platter, that the outside of them ...
— Jesus the Christ - A Study of the Messiah and His Mission According to Holy - Scriptures Both Ancient and Modern • James Edward Talmage

... divine. Perhaps this offering, truly small, May gain the life and health of all. By history we find it noted That lives have been just so devoted. Then let us all turn eyes within, And ferret out the hidden sin. Himself let no one spare nor flatter, But make clean conscience in the matter. For me, my appetite has play'd the glutton Too much and often upon mutton. What harm had e'er my victims done? I answer, truly, None. Perhaps, sometimes, by hunger press'd, ...
— A Hundred Fables of La Fontaine • Jean de La Fontaine

Words linked to "Make clean" :   steam, plume, dust, dry clean, wash, hygienize, disinfect, alter, preen, pipe-clay, vacuum-clean, sanitize, steam clean, hoover, clean house, brush, launder, bream, hygienise, modify, sanitise, sweep, houseclean, do the dishes, wash up, vacuum, change, scavenge, dirty

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