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Not stained or dirty.
washed, scrubbed, cleansed, cleaned, polishedView synonyms
- ‘Lin rolled his eyes some, shoving his unsoiled hands into his pockets.’
- ‘She took one last swallow of unsoiled air and proceeded on.’
- ‘If apparently you succeed in keeping yourself unsoiled, it is because others have dirtied themselves in your place.’
- ‘He tore strips off what unsoiled bits and pieces remained of his uniform, creating crude bandages and applying them as best as he could.’
- ‘Only then, did she realise what was so odd about him: his entire outfit was unmarred by blood, unsoiled by mud.’
- ‘For her sake I hope they were relatively unsoiled - the owner may not have necessarily thrown them out of appreciation.’
- ‘It is beautiful… unsoiled by previous tenants.’
- ‘It was silvery white, of unsoiled reed flaxen silk.’
- ‘Then, if he was feeling up to it, he'd splash back into the cold pool of water, and float in the euphoria of clean, unsoiled water.’
- ‘Also wash heavily soiled garments separately as the dirt can get caught in unsoiled clothes.’
- ‘The Greens have it easier, being the party of the altruistic middle-class whose hands are unsoiled by the affairs of the business world.’
- ‘This land is almost completely untouched by the destructive nature of humans; it's pure and unsoiled.’
- ‘But when was the last time that you had a wallet full of unsoiled, uncrumpled currency?’
- ‘Joe nodded hastily and snapped his goggles back over his eyes, covering the two rings of unsoiled flesh they had left when he first lifted them.’
- ‘Love like this remains as pure as the memory of a first kiss, unsoiled by disappointment and as big as the world.’
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