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brush

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of brush

  1. a brief clash between enemies or rivals <the two advance parties had a brush, but no one was wounded> Synonyms encounter, hassle, run-in, scrape, skirmishRelated Words argument, fight, quarrel, row, spat, squabble, tiff; battle, brawl, fray, wrangle




brush

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of brush

  1. to move or proceed smoothly and readily <a pop star brushing past a crowd of autograph seekers> Synonyms bowl, breeze, brush, coast, cruise, drift, glide, roll, sail, skim, slide, slip, stream, sweep, whiskRelated Words fly, race, rush, speedNear Antonyms limp, lumber, plod, stumble, trudge; shamble, shuffle; stamp, stomp, stump, tramp; labor, toilAntonyms flounder, struggle




brush

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of brush

  1. to pass lightly across or touch gently especially in passing <spiderwebs brushed her cheek as she walked through the basement> Synonyms graze, kiss, nudge, shave, skim Related Words bump, contact, scrape, sideswipe, strike, sweep, swipe, touch; bounce, carom, glance, rebound, ricochet, skip; caress, cuddle, fondle, love, pat, pet, stroke; miss, skirt Near Antonyms bang, bash, bump, clash, collide, crash, hit, impact, impinge, knock, punch, ram, slam, slap, smack, smash, swipe, thud, thwack, whack




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