Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 652 (Cleanness)

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#652. Cleanness. -- N. cleanness, cleanliness &c. adj.; purity; cleaning &c. v.; purification, defecation &c. v.; purgation, lustration[obs]; detersion[obs], abstersion[obs]; epuration[obs], mundation|; ablution, lavation[obs], colature|; disinfection &c. v.; drainage, sewerage.

lavatory, laundry, washhouse[obs]; washerwoman, laundress, dhobi[obs], laundryman, washerman[obs]; scavenger, dustman[obs], sweep; white wings

brush[Local U. S.]; broom, besom[obs], mop, rake, shovel, sieve, riddle, screen, filter; blotter.

napkin, cloth, maukin|, malkin|, handkerchief, towel, sudary[obs]; doyley[obs], doily, duster, sponge, mop, swab.

cover, drugget[obs].

wash, lotion, detergent, cathartic, purgative; purifier &c. v.; disinfectant; aperient[obs]; benzene, benzine benzol, benolin[obs]; bleaching powder, chloride of lime, dentifrice, deobstruent[obs], laxative.

V. be clean, render clean &c. Adj.

clean, cleanse; mundify|, rinse, wring, flush, full, wipe, mop, sponge, scour, swab, scrub, brush up.

wash, lave, launder, buck; absterge|, deterge[obs]; decrassify[obs]; clear, purify; depurate[obs], despumate[obs], defecate; purge, expurgate, elutriate[Chem], lixiviate[obs], edulcorate[obs], clarify, refine, rack; filter, filtrate; drain, strain.

disinfect, fumigate, ventilate, deodorize; whitewash; castrate, emasculate.

sift, winnow, pick, weed, comb, rake, brush, sweep.

rout out, clear out, sweep out &c.; make a clean sweep of.

Adj. clean, cleanly; pure; immaculate; spotless, stainless, taintless; trig; without a stain, unstained, unspotted, unsoiled, unsullied, untainted, uninfected; sweet, sweet as a nut.

neat, spruce, tidy, trim, gimp, clean as a new penny, like a cat in pattens; cleaned &c. v.; kempt[obs].

abstergent[obs], cathartic, cleansing, purifying.

Adv. neatly &c. adj.; clean as a whistle.