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brush1

brush1

 
pronunciation:
bruhsh
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
brush up on
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a device made of stiff hairs, such as nylon or animal hair, fastened into a handle, for grooming, painting, scrubbing, and the like.
 
similar words:
besom, broom, hairbrush, paintbrush, toothbrush, whisk
definition 2: a continuous act or single motion of using a brush.
synonyms:
flick, sweep
similar words:
whisk
definition 3: a brief, light touch or quick encounter.
He passed her with a brush.a brush with danger
synonyms:
encounter, graze, stroke
similar words:
kiss
definition 4: one of a pair of devices for playing the drums, consisting of a rod with many rigid steel wires attached to the end in a fan shape.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: brushed, brushes, brushing
definition 1: to use a brush on, esp. for grooming or cleaning.
 
synonyms:
curry, stroke, sweep
similar words:
clean, cleanse, comb, paint, scrub, wash
definition 2: to slightly touch or move lightly across.
synonyms:
graze, kiss, stroke, sweep
similar words:
shave, touch
definition 3: to remove with a light motion as if using a brush.
synonyms:
sweep
similar words:
flick, stroke, whisk
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to use a brush to clean one's teeth or groom one's hair.
Please brush after every meal.
similar words:
clean, wash
phrase: brush up on
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