wipe away

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v wipe away remove by wiping
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Quotations

  • Bible
    Bible
    “And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be nor more death, neither sorrow nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain. [Revelation]”

Usage

In literature:

Tears of repentance could not wipe away the stain.
"Tiger and Tom and Other Stories for Boys" by Various
But the effects of Eadgar's Norman tendencies were by no means wholly wiped away.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI." by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
Then she would wipe away her tears with the black apron.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2" by Charles Dudley Warner
Perreeza wiped away her tears, and succeeded in conquering her emotions.
"The Young Captives" by Erasmus W. Jones
Wiping all our tears away?
"Voices for the Speechless"
Pons brushed away two big tears, Schmucke himself wiped his eyes; and though nothing was said, the two were closer friends than before.
"Poor Relations" by Honore de Balzac
Morakanabad flew from his retirement, wiped away his tears, and cried out for water like the rest.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4" by Charles Dudley Warner
Mary wiped his brow, and pushed away the wet and matted hair.
"Tales of the Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
We wipe away that treasonable suggestion just as we have wiped out the solstice.
"The Ethics of Drink and Other Social Questions" by James Runciman
He snapped his fingers, and his face twitched, and then he began to wipe away his tears.
"Weird Tales from Northern Seas" by Jonas Lie
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In poetry:

Farewell ! farewell ! my ever dear !
Although to part must be our lot ;
Oh wipe away the starting tear,
And think of the Forget-me-not
"Forget Me Not" by Mary Anne Browne
I praise the dead!
All their tears are wiped away,
Their darkness turn'd to perfect day,--
How blessed are the dead,
how beautiful be they!
"The Dead" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
Christ has wiped away your tears for ever;
Ye have that for which we still endeavour.
To you are chanted
Songs which yet no mortal ear have haunted.
"Blessed Are The Dead. (From The German)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Tears are upon the cheeks
Of little ones this day,
God of the motherless,--whose eye
Notes even the ravens when they cry
Wipe Thou their tears away:
"Mrs. Margaret Walbridge," by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney
Celestial spirit! wipe the tear,
Chase ev'ry gloomy thought away;
Still love the breast that mourns thy bier,
And cheer with thoughts of endless day.
"On The Tomb Of An Infant" by Thomas Noon Talfourd
When the low-trampled reed, and the pine in its pride,
Shall alike feel the hand of decay,
May your God grant that mercy the world has deny'd,
And wipe all your sorrows away.
"Stanzas" by Thomas Gent

In news:

(Photo from blog.mydigitalfootprint.com) Spain's Data Protection Agency has caved to the demands of 90 Spaniards who demand that old Internet references about them be wiped away.
These can also be used to wipe away some extra caviar from the side of your face.
It's an ailment the Morenci fifth grade student wants to see wiped away.
Wipe away slime, vote for Rose Herrera.
George, Hurtgen hope to wipe away felonies.
Wipe Away the Confusion.
Florida is wiping away a drug conviction of a man who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit.
Kent State's BCS hopes wiped away with OT loss to Northern Illinois.
Yes, it's hard to wipe away his response Sunday that he kept ramming LeSean McCoy into the Redskins because he thought the Eagles had a chance at rallying from a 25-point deficit with less than two minutes remaining.
Wipe away the political rhetoric and the dog wars is a great dinner table topic about different cultures.
World Series MVP Pablo Sandoval wipes away tears after the win.
So treat yourself to this sandwich —and wipe away that case of the Mondays.
Sandy Greyson drove away from an Arlington meeting eight years ago, and 2 tons of irony wiped her off the road.
In the video, the president wipes away tears as he thanks members of his campaign staff and volunteers.
In this still image from a BarackObama.com campaign video, President Barack Obama wipes away tears as he thanks members of his campaign staff and volunteers in Chicago on Wednesday.
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