enjuague

USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural in sense 3).
enjuague(
ehng
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hwah
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geh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (act of rinsing)
a. rinse
Lavé la sábana a mano, pero le falta un enjuague.I hand-washed the sheet, but it needs a rinse.
2. (liquid for rinsing your mouth)
a. mouthwash
Me cepillé los dientes y me enjuagué la boca con enjuague.I brushed my teeth and rinsed my mouth with mouthwash.
3. (plot)
a. scheme
Fabián reveló las mentiras y los enjuagues que son habituales en la municipalidad.Fabian revealed the lies and the schemes that are commonplace within City Hall.
b. funny business
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No sé en qué enjuagues se habrán metido para lograr la aprobación del proyecto.I don't know what funny business they must have gotten into to get the project approved.
4. (haircare)
a. conditioner
Con este enjuague, el pelo me queda muy brillante.With this conditioner, my hair comes out really shiny.
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enjuague
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. rinse
enjuague bucalrinsing of the mouth
enjuague
1 (líquido) (also enjuague bucal) mouthwash
2 (acto) [de ropa] rinsing; [de boca] washing; rinsing
3 (intriga) scheme
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