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bleach

noun Sodium hypochlorite (NaClO); e.g., Chlorox. A corrosive oxidising disinfectant and bleaching agent.
verb To whiten or remove colour or stains from.

bleach, bleach·ing

(blēch, blēching)
Removal of color from an object using chemicals or light.

bleach

see sodium hypochlorite.
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Small houses are extramarital affairs by men and the woman in the small house bleaches her skin to outdo the woman in the main house or official home.
HYPOCHLORITE bleaches are formulated into household, industrial and institutional cleaners becausethey are excellent oxidizing agents.
Use only Regular Clorox liquid bleach, not scented or color-safe bleaches.
Do not use scented bleaches or bleaches with added cleaners.