Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de brush

(substantivo) 
Definition
a device made of bristles, hairs, wires, etc. set into a firm back or handle: used to apply paint, groom the hair, etc.
Scrub lightly with a brush, then rinse.
Sinônimos
broom
,
sweeper
,
scrubbing brush
,
besom
,
sweeping brush
(substantivo) 
Definition
the act of brushing
I gave it a quick brush.
Sinônimos
(substantivo) 
It is his third brush with the law in less than a year.
Sinônimos
conflict
The National Security Council has met to discuss ways of preventing a military conflict.
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fight
He got a bloody nose in a fight.
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clash
There are reports of clashes between militants and the security forces in the city.
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set-to (informal)
a bit of a set-to between Smith and his record company
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scrap (informal)
He has never been one to avoid a scrap.
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skirmish
Border skirmishes are common.
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tussle
The referee booked him for a tussle with the goalie.
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fracas
In the ensuing fracas many were killed.
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spot of bother (informal)
,
slight engagement
(substantivo) 
Definition
a brief encounter, esp. an unfriendly one
A brush with illness encouraged her to live a healthier lifestyle.
Sinônimos
encounter
an encounter with a remarkable man
,
meeting
Thirty-seven years after our first meeting I was back in her studio.
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confrontation
This issue could lead to a military confrontation.
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rendezvous
I had decided to keep my rendezvous with him.
(verbo) 
Definition
to clean, scrub, or paint with a brush
Have you brushed your teeth?
Sinônimos
clean
Her father cleaned his glasses with a paper napkin.
It took half an hour to clean the orange powder off the bath.
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wash
He got a job washing dishes in a pizza parlour.
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polish
Every morning he polished his shoes.
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scrub
The corridors are scrubbed clean.
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buff
He was already buffing the car's hubs.
(verbo) 
Definition
to apply or remove with a brush or brushing movement
Brush with melted butter.
Sinônimos
coat
Coat the fish with seasoned flour.
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cover
She was soaking wet and covered with mud.
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paint
They painted the walls yellow.
(verbo) 
Definition
to touch lightly and briefly
I felt her hair brushing the back of my shoulder.
Sinônimos
touch
Her hand gently touched my face.
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come into contact with
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sweep
She was in the kitchen sweeping the floor.
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kiss
The wheels of the aircraft kissed the runway.
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flick
She flicked a speck of fluff from her sleeve.
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scrape
She went round the car scraping the frost off the windows.
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graze
A bullet had grazed his arm.
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caress
They kissed and caressed one another.

Verbos frasais

See brush someone off
(substantivo) 
Definition
a thick growth of shrubs and small trees
a meadow of low brush and grass
Sinônimos
shrubs
,
bushes
,
scrub
There is an area of scrub and woodland beside the railway.
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underwood
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undergrowth
plunging through the undergrowth
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thicket
a bamboo thicket
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copse
,
brushwood

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of buff
Definition
to clean or polish (a metal, floor, shoes, etc.) with a buff
He was already buffing the car's hubs.
in the sense of caress
Definition
to touch gently and affectionately
They kissed and caressed one another.
Sinônimos
in the sense of clash
Definition
a collision or conflict
There are reports of clashes between militants and the security forces in the city.
Sinônimos
showdown (informal),
boilover (Australian)

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