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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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Al-Markazia quoted sources as saying that the merger has been making important headway and brushed off speculations that politicians may have intervened in order to facilitate the process.
He looked stony-faced but unruffled as a supporter brushed off the snow.
His work, his friends, his girlfriend, and his family are brushed off as Denn becomes further and further immersed in the cards, learning to read the subtle "tells" or clues that reveal what kind of hands the other players are holding.
Anyone captivated by, or smitten with, the dancing of Lisa Viola brushed off that rumor years ago.
Support material can be brushed off with water or removed by a WaterJet system.
Underfill encapsulant residues are then easily scraped or brushed off.
The uptown agent also brushed off questions on whether she had any involvement in getting Boyd's project to a publisher: "I have no comment on that," says Brown, described as "a friend" of Boyd's in the Post account.
Reports of weeping statues and visions of the Virgin Mary should not be brushed off lightly by a skeptical society, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a largely Roman Catholic audience Oct.
On the contrary: They exhibit a feeling one would hardly think exists anymore today or which, if it does arise, is brushed off as ridiculous.
Mann retold the life of gay silent film star Billy Haines, who refused to play it straight and who, when queer scandal struck, brushed off the movies and became a sought-after interior decorator, Now Mann has exhumed another largely forgotten screen icon, and he's cast her in an exciting story of his own.
I brushed off the comments, as an anthropologist headed into the bush might brush off concerns about exotic diseases, threats of decapitation, and lack of air conditioning.
However, many researchers have all but brushed off the importance of tamoxifen-induced uterine cancers, charging that because they seldom kill, "it's no big deal" (SIN: 4/25/92, p.
In a statement to the press, ABL renewed its backing of Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh who brushed off all accusations against the Lebanese-Canadian Bank