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scour1

 
 
pronunciation:
skaUr
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: verb
inflections: scours, scouring, scoured
definition: to clean by rubbing hard.
The cook scoured the dirty pots.
synonyms:
scrub
similar words:
brush, clean, cleanse, wash
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derivation: scourer (n.)