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See definition of brush on on Dictionary.com
  • as inlearn
  • as inbone up
  • as inbrush up on

synonyms for brush on

  • determine
  • enroll
  • gain
  • get
  • grasp
  • master
  • pick up
  • read
  • receive
  • review
  • study
  • apprentice
  • attain
  • con
  • cram
  • grind
  • imbibe
  • lucubrate
  • matriculate
  • memorize
  • peruse
  • prepare
  • be taught
  • be trained
  • become able
  • become versed
  • brush up on
  • burn midnight oil
  • commit to memory
  • crack the books
  • drink in
  • get down pat
  • get the hang of
  • get the knack of
  • improve mind
  • major in
  • minor in
  • pore over
  • soak up
  • specialize in
  • take course
  • take in
  • train in
  • wade through
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antonyms for brush on

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  • ignore
  • lose
  • miss
  • misunderstand
  • neglect
  • pass
  • release
  • spend
  • overlook
  • teach
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How to use brush on in a sentence

We squatted in the long grass and buck-brush, listening, and a few seconds later heard a horse snort distinctly.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Her success increased her confidence in herself and enhanced the boldness and freedom with which she handled her brush.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Two or three small parties of guerrillas had been sighted, but they took to the brush at the sight of the Federals.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Grandfather Mole felt it brush his back as it swept into place again.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Near noon I found a place where they'd cached two extra horses in the brush on Sage Creek.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
As they brush the holly-leaves, in passing, the very sprays that touch the dresses of the scared girls are stirring.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
As long as he could hold a brush, Bastien-Lepage continued to work, in spite of the sufferings which racked him.
BASTIEN LEPAGEFR. CRASTRE
We picketed the horses in the open bottom where grass was more plentiful than in the brush, and settled ourselves to sleep.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Our horses, which we had picketed in the open overnight, we saddled and tied out of sight in the brush.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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