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LATHER





Definition:

  1. [noun] the froth produced by soaps or detergents
    Synonyms: soapsuds, suds

  2. [noun] agitation resulting from active worry; "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"
    Synonyms: fret, stew, sweat, swither

  3. [noun] a workman who puts up laths

  4. [noun] the foam resulting from excessive sweating (as on a horse)

  5. [verb] cover with soap; "lather your body when you shower"

  6. [verb] beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
    Synonyms: flog, welt, whip, lash, slash, strap, trounce

  7. [verb] form a lather; "The shaving cream lathered"

  8. [verb] rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning
    Synonyms: soap

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