Clean and Nasty


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Clean adjective – Following or according to the rules.
Usage example: a clean check from the other hockey player

Nasty is an antonym for clean.
Nearby Words: clear, cleaned, cleanup, clearing, cleanly
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Nasty adjective – Depicting or referring to sexual matters in a way that is unacceptable in polite society.
Usage example: nasty magazines that are not sold to minors

Clean is an antonym for nasty in topics: obscene, disgusting, indecent, injurious, bad-tempered.
Nearby Word: nastily
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Things that words describes

man clean man nasty man
guy clean guy nasty guy
woman clean woman nasty woman
look clean look nasty look
Other nouns: cut, death, way, example, fight, side, scar, version, war, teeth, wounds.

Both words in one sentence

  • Filch is fired as not only is a squib caretaker pointless since the House Elves clean everything, but he's a rather nasty man whose idea of punishment is hanging students by their ankles.
  • Finger-Lickin' Evil Pretty nasty, too—you really should clean those claws, first... Especially when you consider where they've been...
  • Animal Motifs In the world of fiction, someone who doesn't like animals at all is either a nasty piece of work or obsessively clean and germ-phobic.
    Source: Animal Motifs
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