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An instance or an action of cleaning or tidying

rinse

noun

a quick wash, especially in flowing water

wipe

noun

the action of wiping something to make it clean

rub

noun

the action of rubbing something with a cloth etc

brush

noun

an instance of making something clean or tidy using a brush

scrub

noun

a thorough wash or clean

sweep

noun

an act of sweeping something

clear-out

noun

an occasion when you get rid of all the things that you have kept but do not need

dust

noun

the action of dusting something

clear-up

noun

an occasion when you make a place tidy by removing things that you have finished using or no longer want

spit and polish

the process of cleaning and polishing something carefully, usually for a special event

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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