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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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A book by a free-lance journalist and radio commentator, Brushing Back Jim Crow deals with the generally neglected story of the struggle to break down color barriers in the Southern minors--from the lowest classification circuits such as the Evangeline, Alabama-Florida, and Carolina leagues, up to the Class AA Texas League and Southern Association, which operated in the South's largest cities.
In fact, Stottlemyre talked about a sleepless night he experienced after not brushing back, or plunking, one of the Dodgers.
Brushing back like this gives the height - so do as much or as little as you want.
Brushing back tears, he added: "In the last three years not once has Aisling Cummins expressed any remorse for her actions.
The Tory leader was caught admiring his reflection in the camera lens and then frantically brushing back his hair, as Sky News host Dermot Murnaghan pulls a face at his vanity.
The Tory leader was caught admiring his reflection in the camera lens while defending his links with Ulster Unionists yesterday and then frantically brushing back his hair, as Sky News host Dermot Murnaghan pulls a face at his vanity.