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  • n  a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
  • n  money offered as a bribe
  • n  street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
  • v  rub soap all over, usually with the purpose of cleaning

  • Thousands of housewives bought thousands of packages of Ivory Snow, of Supersuds or of Rinso, last week, with never a thought of who made those incipient soap bubbles, much .
  • Sometimes it seems that there is no escape from the world of soap opera.
  • Soap is one of the marks of civilization, but it is still a pretty primitive agent for cleansing the human skin.
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  • Justin Timberlake in Voice of America
    They create soap operas out of people's's a spin game, and I choose not to take part in it,Timberlake said.
  • Terry Francona in Brockton Enterprise
    I remember the soap opera watching him throw in the bullpen and having the doctors and the trainers out there, and he really shouldn't have pitched,said Francona. "And I can't remember one moment ever thinking he wouldn't pitch, and not...
  • Tyra Banks in FOXNews
    I don't want to sit in front of you and be soap-boxy and fake and say, `I love myself, I'm beautiful, it's great,'says Banks, who is 5 feet 10 inches tall. "I still feel hot, but every day is different. It's when I put on the jeans that...

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