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Sample sentences for the GRE study word ablution

ablution can be used as a noun

1.Darcy may perhaps have _heard_ of such a place as Gracechurch Street, but he would hardly think a month's ablution enough to cleanse him from its impurities, were he once to enter it and depend upon it, Mr. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
2.She went through all her ablutions as usual. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
3.Are cleansed and cast the ablutions in the main. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
4.As for exercise, it was nice cold weather, and he was allowed to perform his ablutions every morning under the pump, in a stone yard, in the presence of Mr. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
5.At that time in the morning any Christian would have washed his face but Queequeg, to my amazement, contented himself with restricting his ablutions to his chest, arms, and hands. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6.When my ablutions were completed, I was put into clean linen of the stiffest character, like a young penitent into sackcloth, and was trussed up in my tightest and fearfullest suit. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
7.She sprang out of bed and accomplished the two ablutions of soul and body, her prayers and her toilet. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.When her ablutions were completed, she sat down and drew off her stockings, displaying her beautiful white calves and charming little feet. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
9.The ablutions were good, but they were water, they did not wash off the sin, they did not heal the spirit's thirst, they did not relieve the fear in his heart. - from Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
10.professed to be dead beaten by the constant and frequent renewals of these interviews in addition to night work and lay perfectly still, while he performed his ablutions and readjusted, his habiliments. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous

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