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If only instead of brushing off the seemingly inane, we asked ourselves but why is this person famous?

For men, masturbation is taken for granted as being routine as brushing their teeth (perhaps even more frequent a ritual).

The Vatican may be brushing off concern, but even Francis seems to be fully aware of his mortality.

It should be part of a healthy holistic daily routine that includes brushing your teeth and cleaning your tongue.

Incorporate it into your day like brushing your teeth or watching “How I Met Your Mother” re-runs.

He laid it upon the floor, and took out a plaster mask, and brushing and blowing off the saw-dust, held it up.

Edna was sitting on the tabouret, idly brushing the tips of a feather duster along the carpet when he came in again.

"But I must see her," Eloise said, alighting first and brushing past him, while he stood open-mouthed with surprise.

He said nothing for several minutes, and then brushing the white dust from his hands turned with a little smile to Graham.

Tessa, began Dine abruptly as they were brushing their hair at bedtime, isnt Gus a fine talker?


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brushing, such as: purification, sanitation, sterilization, washing, ablution, and antisepsis.

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