a passion for getting clean, bathing; a preoccupation with cleanliness
Word Origin

Latin abluere ‘to wash off’

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    antiballistic missile. Contemporary Examples “Since November ABM has been more focused on less frequent but more high profile attacks,” he added. Cairo Police Bombing Signals New Al Qaeda Threat Jamie Dettmer January 24, 2013 abbreviation antiballistic missile noun See ambient temperature n. 1963, initialism for anti-ballistic missile. Asynchronous Balanced Mode antiballistic missile

  • Ably

    in an manner; with skill or ; competently. a suffix combining and that forms adverbs corresponding to adjectives ending in -able: commendably; dependably; tolerably . Contemporary Examples All these debates and doings made for juicy news, and the men of the local staff, ably bossed by Callahan, poured it out daily. The Stacks: H.L. Mencken […]

  • Abm treaty

    abm treaty The popular name for part of the 1972 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) between the United States and the former Soviet Union; it restricts the number and locations of antiballistic missiles (ABM) that each nation can deploy. President George W. Bush has announced his intention to abandon the treaty so that the United […]

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