"bathing" in the noun sense
immersing the body in water or sunshine
2. washup, bathing
the act of washing yourself (or another person)
"bathing" in the verb sense
cleanse the entire body
suffuse or envelope with something
"The room was bathed in sunlight"
"I was bathed in a cold sweat"
"veal bathed in a rich creamy sauce"
swim for pleasure or recreation
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