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1. mod. not using drugs; not involved with drugs. I’ve been clean for more than a month now.
2. mod. sober; not intoxicated with drugs at the moment. (Almost the same as sense 1) Just being clean for a day is an accomplishment.
3. mod. not breaking any law. (Police and underworld.) I’m clean, officer. You can’t charge me with anything.
4. mod. not carrying a weapon. (Police and underworld.) I frisked him. He’s clean.
5. mod. well-dressed. Now there’s a clean dude!
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Instead of using logical arguments, Cleanness proves its point by lengthy, repetitive yet vigorous reiterations of its key message.
Through its emphasis on the supersession of Christianity over Judaism, Cleanness participates in and contributes to anti-Judaic discourse.
He said CDA cleanness drive would be launched in every market of the city.
This is due to the often drastically different cleanness requirements of workpieces--for example the need for a specific surface quality of defined parts or sections for downstream processing steps.
The account of narrative patterning in Cleanness (Chapter 3) is similarly impressive, and will serve to develop appreciation of the links between the main blocks of the narrative.
She illustrates her point by comparing Cleanness with three other medieval works: Alain de Lille's Complaint of Nature, Jean de Meun's section of the Romance of the Rose, and Thomas Acquinas's Summa Theologiae ("On Temperance").
Cleanness deals mainly with past events, is committed to the linear sequentiality of human history, and invests mostly in the pattern of judgement; Patience, on the other hand 'fits the apocalyptic narrative patterns of judgment into the larger conversion forme of salvation history' (p.
It occurs too at Cleanness 951, of clouds rising when fire and brimstone rain down on Sodom and Gomorrah.
The aim of this survey is to describe the evolution of Gollancz's views on the codex containing Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Gawain and the Green Knight and to explore the ways that his views have shaped modern critical perspectives on the Pearl texts and their unique surviving manuscript.
The removal of inclusions from molten aluminum by floatation is a commercially accepted technique for improving metal cleanness," said Luiz Martins, RPT Technologies, Inc.
When there are cleanness and order, there will be less traffic violations, crimes, then Bishkek will become an exemplary capital in the region," added Sapar Isakov.
RWMC staffers did not launch cleanness drive till Tuesday after passage of almost 24 hours of the operation.
The DC also directed for sanitation, cleanness and lighting arrangements on the routes of mourning processions.