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brushed

adjective

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as in eggshell, semigloss

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brushed

verb (1)
past tense of brush

Synonyms & Antonyms of brushed (Entry 2 of 3)

to move or proceed smoothly and readily
  • a pop star brushing past a crowd of autograph seekers

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brushed

verb (2)
past tense of brush

Synonyms & Antonyms of brushed (Entry 3 of 3)

to pass lightly across or touch gently especially in passing
  • spiderwebs brushed her cheek as she walked through the basement

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The first known use of brushed was circa 1926

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“Brushed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brushed. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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