Not even Hurricane Fay, which rammed through the Orlando, Florida, area in August 2008, could wash away the child's legacy.
As surging tides threatened to wash away her 30-year labor of love, one Brooklyn resident watched in horror.
For now the storm front hangs over Indiana, poised to wash away the career of a man of civility and substance.
“It really looked like it was going to break and wash away,” Andjelic said.
Now 500 dead soldiers later, Blair has "blood on his hands" that no amount of do-goodery can wash away.
Thus in bound darkness he reasoned it all out and strove to wash away the anger from his heart.
But all the same she feels that she has sinned and that nothing on earth can wash away the stain.
This will wash away any mucus or fecal matter that may have collected.
Fires leave the soil unprotected, so that it will wash away quickly.
Both the compounds formed in this way dissolve and wash away; and so you may clean the foulest boiler or kettle.
Old English wascan, wæscan, from Proto-Germanic *watskanan (cf. Old Norse vaska, Middle Dutch wasscen, Dutch wassen, German waschen), from stem *wat-, the source of water. Related: Washed; washing. Used mainly of clothes in Old English (the principal verb for washing the body, dishes, etc. being þwean). Washed-out "faded" is from 1837. Washed up is 1923 theater slang, from notion of washing up at the end of a job.
late Old English wæsc "act of washing" (see wash (v.)). Meaning "clothes set aside to be washed" is attested from 1789; meaning "thin coat of paint" is recorded from 1690s; sense of "land alternately covered and exposed by the sea" is recorded from mid-15c.
v. washed, wash·ing, wash·es
To cleanse, using water or other liquid, usually with soap, detergent, or bleach, by immersing, dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing.
To make moist or wet.
The act or process of cleansing or washing.
A solution used to cleanse or bathe a part.
A situation or place where there is fighting or crime, such as a rough neighborhood: the war zone of Bridgeport