Predicate: cleanse

Roleset id: cleanse.01 , make clean, empty, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

cleanse.01: CLEANSE-V NOTES: arg numbering suggested by 'remove' et al. (from cleanse.01-v) CLEANSING-N NOTES: Based on Thyme and Sharp data. Comparison to cleanse.01. Cleanse.01 is a member of VN class cheat-10.6. Framed by Katie. (from cleansing.01-n)


cleanse (v.)
cleansing (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: agent, cleaner (vnrole: 10.6-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: dirt (vnrole: 10.6-Theme)
        Arg2-DIR: dirty thing, now clean (vnrole: 10.6-Source)

Example: all args

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: gerund

        In the current mood of the Japanese people, journalists and even some industrialists, [[*] giving power to the Socialists]-1 might be good for the LDP, [*]-1 cleansing it of past sins.

        Arg0: [*]
        Rel: cleansing
        Arg2: it
        Arg1: of past sins

Example: Arg 2

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Cleansing of the wound with alcohol is recommended.

        Rel: Cleansing
        Arg2: of the wound
        Argm-mnr: with alcohol