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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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Maglie was called "The Barber" because of his fast-breaking curveball that used to "shave" or brush back batters from the plate.
Using tempera paint on 18" x 24" paper, they started with the sky and painted downward, sweeping the brush back and forth, blending as they went.
Slap the brush back and forth once against the sides of the can to remove excess paint.
The two 12-in-diameter nylon leveler brushes, mounted on a self-contained motorized pulley, gently brush back unaligned or double pieces, thereby permitting only a single-layer of strips to enter the scanning area.
Afterward, he hugged his players, embraced Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun, then appeared to brush back tears when Huskies All-American Richard Hamilton tracked him down from behind to offer congratulations.
As you go around the teeth, move the brush back and forth gently in short strokes about half a tooth wide, as if you were making the brush shimmy.
Gary Deegan worked Richard Brush back at the other end with a well-struck low drive before Bohs had a let off on 29 minutes.