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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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RAMALLAH, West Bank: Sepp Blatter said Sunday he is confident of being re-elected president of FIFA when world football's ruling body votes on June 1, brushing off calls from his rival Mohammad bin Hammam to stand down over allegations of bribery facing FIFA officials.
Stocks resumed their record-setting march Tuesday, quickly brushing off a series of profit warnings by leading technology companies that threatened to derail Wall Street's two-month rally.
Then the cleric rubbed salt into the wounds of Foley's victim by arrogantly brushing off stern criticism of his actions.
I don't think you deal with that attitude by brushing off such a suggestion,'' Lewis said.
Jewell said: "I went through last season brushing off all talk of promotion and play-offs, and it will be the same again.