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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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But no matter what our concerns were, they were brushed aside."
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.
The other second round match played last night proved far more straightforward as Shaun Murphy brushed aside an off-colour Steve Davis 4-0 and will face Stephen Hendry or Mark Allen.
Summary: European champions Inter Milan won the Club World Cup when they brushed aside Africa's TP Mazembe 3-0 in the final.
Pathak brushed aside the arguments of the premier probe agency who failed to nab Kumar despite non- bailable warrants issued by the trial court.
The sight of him being casually brushed aside by Manchester United's star defender Patrice Evra just added fuel to the mickey-takers' fire, as O'Shea explained to Stud Marks.
McCullough brushed aside suggestions that three defeats in his last three outings that leave his professional record at 27-7 (13 KOs) mean he is a spent force.
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.
TROUBLED Pakistan brushed aside their off-field problems to beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in their opening ICC Champions Trophy match in Jaipur.
It would appear that victims of violence are brushed aside, and those offending are treated with respect.
She calmly brushed aside incoming from the Swift Boat Mothers for Sacrifice of Sons.
THEY might have been brushed aside by Manchester United in front of a Villa Park crowd some 5,000 shy of capacity, but at least there's some good news for Aston Villa.