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clean and jerk, clean
n. a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
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pick, clean
v. remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey"
clean
v. remove shells or husks from; "clean grain before milling it"
clean, scavenge
v. remove unwanted substances from
clean
v. remove while making clean; "Clean the spots off the rug"
make clean, clean
v. make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth"
clean house, houseclean, clean
v. clean and tidy up the house; "She housecleans every week"
strip, clean
v. remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm"
clean
v. be cleanable; "This stove cleans easily"
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clean, fair, fairly
adv. in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; "they played fairly"
without distortion, clean
adv. "She played the piano accompaniment very clean"
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clean
adj. free of drugs; "after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years"
neat, clean
adj. free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed; "he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"; "a clean throw"; "the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife"
clear, clean
adj. free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner"
clean
adj. not carrying concealed weapons
unobjectionable, clean
adj. (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers; "good clean fun"; "a clean joke"
uncontaminating, clean
adj. not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination; "a clean fuel"; "cleaner and more efficient engines"; "the tactical bomb is reasonably clean"
clean
adj. ritually clean or pure
clean
adj. thorough and without qualification; "a clean getaway"; "a clean sweep"; "a clean break"
sportsmanlike, sporty, sporting, clean
adj. exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct"
white, clean, blank
adj. (of a surface) not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins"
fair, clean
adj. (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections; "fair copy"; "a clean manuscript"
unclouded, light, clear, clean
adj. (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"; "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a light lilting voice like a silver bell"
clear, clean
adj. free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner"
clean, uninfected
adj. free from sepsis or infection; "a clean (or uninfected) wound"
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cleanse
v. purge of an ideology, bad thoughts, or sins; "Purgatory is supposed to cleanse you from your sins"
cleanse
v. purge of an ideology, bad thoughts, or sins; "Purgatory is supposed to cleanse you from your sins"
shave
v. remove body hair with a razor
shave
v. remove body hair with a razor
sterilise, sterilize
v. make free from bacteria
order
v. bring order to or into; "Order these files"
stroke
v. touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions; "He stroked his long beard"
stroke
v. touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions; "He stroked his long beard"
furbish, burnish, buff
v. polish and make shiny; "buff the wooden floors"; "buff my shoes"
furbish, burnish, buff
v. polish and make shiny; "buff the wooden floors"; "buff my shoes"
shave
v. touch the surface of lightly; "His back shaved the counter in passing"
shave
v. touch the surface of lightly; "His back shaved the counter in passing"
plane
v. make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane; "plane the top of the door"
plane
v. make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane; "plane the top of the door"
rub
v. move over something with pressure; "rub my hands"; "rub oil into her skin"
rub
v. move over something with pressure; "rub my hands"; "rub oil into her skin"
abrade, scour
v. rub hard or scrub; "scour the counter tops"
abrade, scour
v. rub hard or scrub; "scour the counter tops"
pare, peel, skin
v. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
pare, peel, skin
v. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
grate, scrape
v. scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair"
grate, scrape
v. scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair"
sponge
v. wipe with a sponge, so as to clean or moisten
make clean, clean
v. make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth"
wipe off, rub out, score out, efface, erase
v. remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing; "Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"
strip, clean
v. remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm"
chaste
adj. morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse); "a holy woman innocent and chaste"
unsullied
adj. spotlessly clean and fresh; "the unsullied snow of mountains"
undefiled, pure
adj. free of extraneous elements of any kind; "pure air and water"; "pure gold"; "pure primary colors"; "the violin's pure and lovely song"; "pure tones"; "pure oxygen"
decorous
adj. characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct; "the tete-a-tete was decorous in the extreme"
empty
adj. emptied of emotion; "after the violent argument he felt empty"
nonmeaningful, meaningless
adj. having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation"
modest
adj. not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
orderly
adj. devoid of violence or disruption; "an orderly crowd confronted the president"
unlittered, uncluttered
adj. having nothing extraneous; "an uncluttered room"; "the unlittered shoulders of the road"
comme il faut, seemly, decorous, decent, comely, becoming
adj. according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"
pure
adj. concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed to applied; "pure science"
unpolluted, uncontaminated
adj. free from admixture with noxious elements; clean; "unpolluted streams"; "a contaminated lake"
nice, decent
adj. socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl"
antiseptic
adj. devoid of objectionable language; "lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School"
hollow
adj. as if echoing in a hollow space; "the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom"
well-kept, trim, shipshape
adj. of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little sailboat"
clean-cut, trim, trig
adj. neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"; "a trim beard"
wholesome
adj. conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"
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co-ordinated, coordinated
adj. being dexterous in the use of more than one set of muscle movements; "she was usually good with her hands and well coordinated"- Mary McCarthy
dextrous, dexterous, deft
adj. skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands; "a deft waiter"; "deft fingers massaged her face"; "dexterous of hand and inventive of mind"
handy
adj. skillful with the hands; "handy with an axe"
nimble-fingered, light-fingered
adj. having nimble fingers literally or figuratively; especially for stealing or picking pockets; "a light-fingered burglar who can crack the combination of a bank vault"- Harry Hansen; "the light-fingered thoughtfulness...of the most civilized playwright of the era"- Time
golden
adj. suggestive of gold; "a golden voice"
silvern, silvery
adj. resembling or reminiscent of silver; "a soft silvern voice"; "singing in her silvery tones"
clean
adj. ritually clean or pure
absolute, total
adj. complete in extent or degree and in every particular; "a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster"
realised, realized, completed, accomplished
adj. successfully completed or brought to an end; "his mission accomplished he took a vacation"; "the completed project"; "the joy of a realized ambition overcame him"
all
adj. completely given to or absorbed by; "became all attention"
full-scale, all-out
adj. using all available resources; "all-out war"; "a full-scale campaign against nuclear power plants"
allover
adj. covering the entire surface; "an allover pattern"; "got an allover tan"
broadside
adj. toward a full side; "a broadside attack"
completed
adj. caught; "a completed forward pass"
downright
adj. characterized by plain blunt honesty; "a downright answer"; "a downright kind of person"
full-clad, fleshed out
adj. given substance or detail; completed; "did not spring full-clad from his imagination"; "a plan fleshed out with statistics and details"
total, full
adj. complete in extent or degree and in every particular; "a full game"; "a total eclipse"; "a total disaster"
full-blown
adj. having or displaying all the characteristics necessary for completeness; "a full-blown financial crisis"
full-dress
adj. complete in every respect; "a full-dress debate"; "a full-dress investigation"
full-page
adj. occupying an entire page in a book or paper; "a full-page ad"
good
adj. thorough; "had a good workout"; "gave the house a good cleaning"
self-contained
adj. constituting a complete and independent unit in and of itself; "the university is like a self-contained city with shops and all amenities"
sound
adj. thorough; "a sound thrashing"
unbroken
adj. "an unbroken (complete) set of an encyclopedia"
whole
adj. (of siblings) having the same parents; "whole brothers and sisters"
whole-souled, wholehearted
adj. with unconditional and enthusiastic devotion; "heart-whole friendship"; "gave wholehearted support to her candidacy"; "wholehearted commitment"; "demonstrated his whole-souled allegiance"
antitrust, antimonopoly
adj. of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices
fair-minded
adj. of a person; just and impartial; not prejudiced
fair-and-square
adj. just and honest
stripped, bare
adj. having everything extraneous removed including contents; "the bare walls"; "the cupboard was bare"
empty of, void of, destitute of, innocent of, devoid of, barren of
adj. completely wanting or lacking: "writing barren of insight"; "young recruits destitute of experience"; "a novel devoid of wit and inventiveness"; "a life empty of happiness"; "innocent of literary merit"; "void of understanding"
deprived of, bereft of
adj. having had something taken away: "bereft of their dignity"
knackered, drained
adj. very tired
emptied
adj. (empty)
empty-handed
adj. carrying nothing in the hands
glazed, glassy
adj. (used of eyes) lacking liveliness; "empty eyes"; "a glassy stare"; "his eyes were glazed over with boredom"
ransacked, plundered, pillaged, looted
adj. wrongfully emptied or stripped of anything of value; "the robbers left the looted train"; "people returned to the plundered village"
vacant
adj. without an occupant or incumbent; "the throne is never vacant"
vacant
adj. void of thought or knowledge; "a vacant mind"
void
adj. containing nothing; "the earth was without form, and void"
readable, decipherable, clear
adj. easily deciphered
uncontaminated
adj. not corrupted by contact or association; "there is no culture uncontaminated by contact with the outside world"
unpolluted, uncontaminated
adj. free from admixture with noxious elements; clean; "unpolluted streams"; "a contaminated lake"
fine
adj. free from impurities; having a high or specified degree of purity; "gold 21 carats fine"
native
adj. as found in nature in the elemental form; "native copper"
unmixed, unmingled, sheer, plain
adj. not mixed with extraneous elements; "plain water"; "sheer wine"; "not an unmixed blessing"
sublimate
adj. made pure
unadulterated
adj. not mixed with impurities; "unadulterated maple syrup"
unalloyed
adj. free from admixture; "unalloyed metal"; "unalloyed pleasure"
undefiled, uncorrupted
adj. (of language) not having its purity or excellence debased; "uncorrupted English"; "learn to speak pure English undefiled"- Van Wyck Brooks
unconditional, flat, categorical, categoric
adj. not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal"
straight-out, unlimited, outright
adj. without reservation or exception
antiseptic
adj. devoid of objectionable language; "lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School"
sterile, aseptic
adj. free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms; "a sterile operating area"; "aseptic surgical instruments"; "aseptic surgical techniques"
germicidal, disinfectant, bactericidal
adj. preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
purifying, cleansing
adj. acting like an antiseptic
tidy
adj. marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind"
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foul
v. make unclean; "foul the water"
foul, pollute, contaminate
v. make impure; "The industrial wastes polluted the lake"
mark
v. make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
muddy up, muddy
v. dirty with mud
bemire, colly, grime, begrime, soil, dirty
v. make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!"
misaddress, misdirect
v. put a wrong address on; "misdirect the letter"
maladroit
adj. not adroit; "a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve"; "a maladroit translation"; "maladroit propaganda"
unclean, soiled, dirty
adj. soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"
draggled, bedraggled
adj. limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud; "the beggar's bedraggled clothes"; "scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts"
grubby
adj. infested with grubs
nasty, foul, filthy
adj. disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter; "as filthy as a pigsty"; "a foul pond"; "a nasty pigsty of a room"
flyblown, sordid, squalid
adj. foul and run-down and repulsive; "a flyblown bar on the edge of town"; "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town"; "squalid living conditions"; "sordid shantytowns"
muddy, mucky
adj. dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck; "muddy boots"; "a mucky stable"
dirty
adj. (of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency; "dirty words"; "a dirty old man"; "dirty books and movies"; "boys telling dirty jokes"; "has a dirty mouth"
smutty, nasty, foul, filthy, cruddy
adj. characterized by obscenity; "had a filthy mouth"; "foul language"; "smutty jokes"
contaminating, dirty
adj. spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination; "the air near the foundry was always dirty"; "a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout"
impure, unclean
adj. having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws; "unclean meat"; "and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3
pestiferous, dirty
adj. contaminated with infecting organisms; "dirty wounds"; "obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen
below the belt, unfairly
adv. in an unfair manner; "they dealt with him unfairly"; "their accusations hit below the belt"
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Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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