Wordlist: Personal hygiene basics - List 1

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hygiene
 
those conditions and practices performed by an individual to care for one's bodily health and well being, through cleanliness
 
hygienic
 
pertaining to hygiene; clean, sanitary
 
oral hygiene
 
the practice of keeping the mouth clean in order to prevent cavities (dental caries), periodontitis, bad breath, and other dental disorders
 
cleanliness
 
the property of being clean; good hygiene
 
wash
 
to clean with water
 
soap
 
a substance able to mix with both oil and water, used for cleaning, often in the form of a solid bar or in liquid form, derived from fats or made synthetically
 
toothbrush
 
a brush, used with toothpaste, for cleaning the teeth
 
toothpaste
 
a paste, normally used with a toothbrush, for cleaning the teeth
 
tube of toothpaste
 
 
toothpick
 
a small, usually wooden stick, often pointed at both ends, for removing food residue from the area between the teeth
 
bath
 
a tub or pool which is used for bathing; the act of bathing
 
take a bath
 
 
shower
 
a device for bathing by which water is made to fall on the body from a height, either from a tank or by the action of a pump
 
take a shower
 
 
 
    • hygiene[ˈhaɪdʒiːn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • those conditions and practices performed by an individual to care for one's bodily health and well being, through cleanliness
    • Example:
      • Personal hygiene practices include seeing a doctor, seeing a dentist, regular washing/bathing, and healthy eating.
    • hygienic[haɪ'dʒiːnɪk](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • pertaining to hygiene; clean, sanitary
    • Example:
      • Regular bathing is a hygienic practice.
      • Antonym(s):
        unhygienic
    • oral hygiene(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the practice of keeping the mouth clean in order to prevent cavities (dental caries), periodontitis, bad breath, and other dental disorders
    • Example:
      • Oral hygiene is important to keep your teeth clean and healthy.
    • cleanliness[ˈklɛnlinəs](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the property of being clean; good hygiene
    • Example:
      • Her extreme cleanliness is almost abnormal.
  • wash
    • wash[wɒʃ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to clean with water
    • Example:
      • When did you last wash your hair?
  • soap
    • soap, soaps[səʊp](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a substance able to mix with both oil and water, used for cleaning, often in the form of a solid bar or in liquid form, derived from fats or made synthetically
    • Example:
      • I tried washing my hands with soap, but the stain wouldn't go away.
  • toothbrush
    • toothbrush, toothbrushes['tuːθbɹʌʃ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a brush, used with toothpaste, for cleaning the teeth
    • Example:
      • Don't forget to pack your toothbrush!
  • toothpaste
    • toothpaste, toothpastes['tuːθpeɪst](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a paste, normally used with a toothbrush, for cleaning the teeth
    • Example:
      • How much toothpaste are you putting on your toothbrush? That's way too much!
  • tube of toothpaste
    • tube of toothpaste(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Can you get two tubes of toothpaste when you go to the store?
  • toothpick
    • toothpick, toothpicks['tuːθpɪk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small, usually wooden stick, often pointed at both ends, for removing food residue from the area between the teeth
    • Example:
      • He uses a toothpick after every meal.
    • bath, baths[bæθ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a tub or pool which is used for bathing; the act of bathing
    • Example:
      • I think I will take a bath tonight.
  • take a bath
    • take a bath(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • I'm freezing, I better take a hot bath.
  • shower
    • shower, showers[ˈʃaʊ.ə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a device for bathing by which water is made to fall on the body from a height, either from a tank or by the action of a pump
    • Example:
      • I have a very spacious shower in my bathroom.
      • Synonym(s):
        shower bath
  • take a shower
    • take a shower(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Many people take a shower every day.
 

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hygiene
hygienic
cleanliness
wash
soap
toothbrush
toothpaste
toothpick
bath
shower
 
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        toothpick
        toothpick
        shower
        shower
        toothbrush
        toothbrush
        wash
        wash
        take a shower
        take
        tube of toothpaste
        tube of toothpaste
        take a bath
        take+1
        soap
        soap
        toothpaste
        toothpaste
         
         
         

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        shower
        a device for bathing by which water is made to fall on the body from a height, either from a tank or by the action of a pump
        toothpick
        a small, usually wooden stick, often pointed at both ends, for removing food residue from the area between the teeth
        toothbrush
        a brush, used with toothpaste, for cleaning the teeth
        take a shower
        bath
        a tub or pool which is used for bathing; the act of bathing
        cleanliness
        the property of being clean; good hygiene
        tube of toothpaste
        hygiene
        those conditions and practices performed by an individual to care for one's bodily health and well being, through cleanliness
        soap
        a substance able to mix with both oil and water, used for cleaning, often in the form of a solid bar or in liquid form, derived from fats or made synthetically
        take a bath
        toothpaste
        a paste, normally used with a toothbrush, for cleaning the teeth
        oral hygiene
        the practice of keeping the mouth clean in order to prevent cavities (dental caries), periodontitis, bad breath, and other dental disorders
        wash
        to clean with water
        hygienic
        pertaining to hygiene; clean, sanitary
         
         
         

        Definition and Image

         
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        shower
        a device for bathing by which water is made to fall on the body from a height, either from a tank or by the action of a pump
        soap
        a substance able to mix with both oil and water, used for cleaning, often in the form of a solid bar or in liquid form, derived from fats or made synthetically
        take+1
        toothpick
        a small, usually wooden stick, often pointed at both ends, for removing food residue from the area between the teeth
        wash
        to clean with water
        take
        toothpaste
        a paste, normally used with a toothbrush, for cleaning the teeth
        tube of toothpaste
        toothbrush
        a brush, used with toothpaste, for cleaning the teeth
         
         
         
         

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