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Related / Similar Words: scrub, scrubbing

 

Definition:
  • the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water;
  • moving over territory to search for something; "scouring the entire area revealed nothing";

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    Hyponyms: swabbing, mopping

     

    Derivational Morphology: scrub, scour, scrub up

     

    Anagrams: coursing

     

     
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