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Synonyms for brush

Synonyms for brush

light and momentary contact with another person or thing

to make light and momentary contact with, as in passing

a brief, hostile exposure to or contact with something such as danger or opposition

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momentary contact

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conducts current between rotating and stationary parts of a generator or motor

a bushy tail or part of a bushy tail (especially of the fox)

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a minor short-term fight

the act of brushing your teeth

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the act of brushing your hair

contact with something dangerous or undesirable

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rub with a brush, or as if with a brush

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touch lightly and briefly

clean with a brush

sweep across or over

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remove with or as if with a brush

cover by brushing

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Brushing back Jim Crow; the integration of minor-league baseball in the American South.
Brushing back the dust, the future Mr Robinson reveals the inscription -Kerry: kitten,mum and jungle queen-before addressing the camera reverentially: ``Everyone remembers Atomic Kitten's See Ya.
Dressed in skin tight denim, sporting a snazzy snakeskin belt and brushing back the flowing locks so favoured by his soft rock heroes Foreigner, this most outrageous of frontmen takes his job seriously on and off the stage.
But I, too, was moved by the sight of the old man, moving with slow determination, slurring his words, brushing back windblown hair with a huge, tired hand, praying for us in many languages.
Work quickly from one end of the door to the other so you're always brushing back over wet paint.
LOCKS SHOCK: Looking scraggy with hubby Guy; BACK TO HER ROOTS: Brushing back her hair; SAYING PANTS TO FASHION: Her joggers slip; GLAM: Glitz girl Madonna