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scouring

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  • verbclean, polish thoroughly
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Synonyms for scouring

verb clean, polish thoroughly
  • abrade
  • brush
  • buff
  • burnish
  • cleanse
  • flush
  • furbish
  • mop
  • pumice
  • purge
  • rub
  • sand
  • scrub
  • wash
  • whiten

Antonyms for scouring

  • dirty
  • ignore
  • overlook
  • rust
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More words related to scouring

cleaning

noun. cleansing
  • ablution
  • antisepsis
  • brushing
  • catharsis
  • deodorizing
  • disinfection
  • dusting
  • prophylaxis
  • purgation
  • purge
  • purification
  • sanitation
  • scouring
  • scrubbing
  • shampooing
  • sterilization
  • sweeping
  • tidying
  • washing

rub

noun. stroke, massage
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.