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rubbing out

verb
present participle of rub out

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1 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • aerial bombs rubbed out the oil refinery

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2 to put to death deliberately
  • an elaborate setup to rub out rival mobsters

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rubbing elbows (with)

rubbing out

rubbing the wrong way

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“Rubbing out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rubbing%20out. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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