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adjective as in lined

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Send a PajamaGram to yourself or to a love one’s door and step into these double-brushed flannel beauties made from pure cotton.

Laws that civil rights leaders fought so hard to establish are being brushed aside.

The flies were all over his ears and eyes, and I brushed them away and picked him up.

The Obama administration has publicly brushed off these requests until last week.

At times, he slapped the guitar box with two fingers or the heel of his hand as, in the same motion, he brushed the strings.

He was injured—kinda, sorta, barely—and he brushed it aside.

Having paused a few seconds to recover breath, he brushed his hat with his elbow, and declared himself ready.

She brushed them aside, and, rising, put up her hands to feel the wet lying heavy on her hair.

Gwynne made a wry face as he sat down before the dressing-table that he might reflect his visage while he brushed his hair.

I tried to, but he brushed it aside airily and told me to attend to my own affairs and light one of his cigars.

He brushed his hair as well as he could without a brush, rolled down his sleeves, and started for town with the second dollar.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brushed, such as: coated, stuffed, encrusted, faced, sheathed, and wadded.

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