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scrubs

noun
plural of scrub

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a living thing much smaller than others of its kind
  • that scrub of a mutt turned out to be the smartest dog we ever had

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scrubs

verb
present tense third-person singular of scrub

Synonyms & Antonyms of scrubs (Entry 2 of 2)

to put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to)
  • the outdoor art project was scrubbed when the organizers found out they needed permission from city hall

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“Scrubs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scrubs. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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