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Synonyms for scrub

Synonyms for scrub

to rub hard in order to clean

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to remove (an outer layer or adherent matter) by rubbing a surface with considerable pressure

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to decide not to go ahead with (something previously arranged)

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dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes

the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water

clean with hard rubbing

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wash thoroughly

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postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled

(of domestic animals) not selectively bred

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Meanwhile, council workers scrubbed off the swastika sprayed at Stirling Old Brig.
Dymock said his team were buoyant in the early stages of the competition, but their mood gradually worsened, with Luke Donald the man scrubbed off their Christmas card list.
Wincomblee took the game to Turbinia early on, Alex Nisbet heading into his own net only for it to be scrubbed off for a foul on him.
The security fencing will be taken down, messages daubed by X Factor devotees scrubbed off and chances are the inside could do with a bit of a tidy-up, too, once Stacey and the gang are done with it.
But the appliance of technology also scrubbed off a wicket for Steve Harmison who was initially judges to have trapped Sarwan leg before wicket.
The Ferrari scrubbed off little speed as it pirouetted off the track and slammed backwards into a tyre barrier, destroying the rear end of the car.
Graffiti has been scrubbed off a war memorial in time for the unveiling of a nearby tribute to Falklands veterans.
The former Hear'say singer wore a skimpy bikini as she lathered herself all over and scrubbed off the day's dirt.
Left untreated, it can loosen the gravel which is then scrubbed off the road surface, rendering the surface dressing useless.
The No Make-Up Selfie craze has dominated social media in the last week, as women scrubbed off their cosmetics to post pics of themselves on sites such as Facebook and Twitter to encourage people to donate to cancer charities.
But with one deft flick of the wrist, Khalid Al Qassimi recovered the Focus RS, scrubbed off some speed and we slipped through at 95 with just a glancing blow to the rear wing.
Firms in Acocks Green have signed up to a scheme, which sees graffiti being scrubbed off windows, doors and metal shutters on shops and being replaced with a special anti-graffiti paint.
Part of the Jesmond artwork was scrubbed off after a train driver complained it was too distracting.