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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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However, any fears over the British pair -- and Fleming's confidence in particular -- were brushed aside as woeful serving from Pavic helped them to open up a decisive 3-0 lead at the start of the fourth set.
Italy's Roberta Vinci booked her place in the third round with a 6-4 6-3 win over Marina Erakovic while Tamira Paszek brushed aside Alize Cornet 6-2 6-1.
European champions Inter Milan won the Club World Cup and brought some relief to beleaguered coach Rafael Benitez when they brushed aside Africa's TP Mazembe 3-0 in the final.
Pathak said statements of new witnesses who named Kumar could not be brushed aside, but at the same time they needed to explain during the trial as to why they had not deposed against the petitioner on earlier occasions.
THERE were top marks for Chop well Central - and in particular their striker Mark Fitzpatrick - as they brushed aside Beamish A in Division One.
LIVINGSTON brushed aside the challenge of Alloa with youngster Keaghan Jacobs, 17, earning praise from boss Mark Proctor.
What is happening there is just as bad but it all seems to be brushed aside and the dictator of that country seems to be getting away with killing thousands of his countrymen and taking his country into disaster.
Gordon Brown brushed aside talk of him being the next Prime Minister yesterday as he opened a new school.
She calmly brushed aside incoming from the Swift Boat Mothers for Sacrifice of Sons.
In the heat of the game, Brian brushed aside Amanda, planning on spending time with her later when all the guys weren't there.
In Division 2B Meath are really struggling without a point and Mayo's big win over Carlow last Saturday means they will not be brushed aside without a fight.
13, 2002, response, Bush brushed aside the appeal and insisted that the words of the Pledge "help define our nation.
brushed aside concerns about public perception of whether doctors seem greedy in asking for higher reimbursement rates.
In the recent Durham school case, Catholic Bishop Anthony Meagher's summary of what was appropriate conduct in a Catholic school was brushed aside, and the court sided with a student, Marc Hall, in order to enforce a code of conduct which reflected the secular culture.