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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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21 ( ANI ): Indian tennis ace Yuki Bhambri continued his rich vein of form as he qualified for the main draw of the ATP Miami Masters after brushing aside Sweden's Elias Ymer in straight sets here on Wednesday.
BEIRUT: Safa reopened a 10-point lead at the top of the standings after brushing aside Ijtimaai Tripoli 3-1 Saturday in match day 15 of the Lebanese Premier League.
Applicant Shahid Orakzai informed the court that its office was brushing aside information, which had direct bearing on the security of Pakistan.
The afternoon session saw the first round wrapped up with Ronnie O'Sullivan brushing aside Marco Fu 4-1 to set up a meeting with Mark Williams.
Summary: Berlin, June 21, 2010, SPA -- Chancellor Angela Merkel today defended her proposals to reduce Germany&'s state deficits, brushing aside a warning by USEePresident Barack Obama that drastic budget cuts could harm global economic recovery, dpa reported.
ROGER Federer continued his serene progress at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle last night by brushing aside Alejandro Falla.
RAFAEL NADAL extended his unbeaten run at Roland Garros to 16 matches by brushing aside second-round opponent Flavio Cipolla with a 6-2 6-1 6-4 victory in the French Open.
The mighty real Cindy Sheehan rebranded that "Army of One" slogan with her one-woman encampment outside the Bush bivouac in Crawford, Texas, calmly brushing aside incoming from the Swift Boat Mothers for Sacrifice of Sons.