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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Darcy Wakaluk scrubbed off the rust Thursday night with a 27-save performance and the Dallas Stars remained afloat in the Western Conference playoff race.
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.
Martial arts ace Zoe Saldana - with the blue dye from Avatar scrubbed off - offers the guys an oppotunity to get out of Latin America and avenge themselves by sorting out Max.
Reland is an enthusiastic front-runner over hurdles who could do well over fences, so he went on the shortlist, but got scrubbed off in favour of Franco Is My Name at Kempton (5.
GRAFFITI which turned a park building into an eyesore has been scrubbed off in the latest phase of a war on vandals.
Part of the Jesmond artwork was scrubbed off after a train driver complained it was too distracting.