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tow·el

towel

 
 
pronunciation:
taU l [or] taUl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a piece or length of absorbent cloth or paper made and used for wiping or drying the face or body, dishes, or the like.
 
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: towels, toweling, toweled
definition: to rub, wipe, or dry with a towel.
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  face, hygiene