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Thousands of platinum-blonde manes brush against bare, perma-tanned backs moist with snow.

The book begins with this idea of death and birth almost being that brush against each other.

They are my people because wherever their calamity leads, it will brush against or crash into my people and my home.

On the contrary, he pretended to stumble so that he might brush against the girls, he winked and made eyes at them.

Not a word was spoken now, and as they went they took the greatest pains not to brush against any branch or twig.

At the door one may brush against what appears to be a mop of extra size.

The sixth day he was sitting very mournfully on the dust heap when he felt something brush against him.

As they pass from cell to cell, the nurses repeatedly brush against and stride across the Volucella grub.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brush against, such as: contact, face, find, greet, see, and accost.

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