dusting

[ duhs-ting ]SEE DEFINITION OF dusting

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DUSTING

The first task that was set her was that of sweeping and dusting a parlor.

It was the dusting of the furniture in the parlour behind the shop.

She was now walking to and fro, putting the arm-chairs in order, and dusting their backs.

Levasseur dashed one hand against the other, as if dusting them.

It contained sulfa pills, powder for dusting, and other medicines.

Then the something on the floor started moving and dusting itself off.

Daniel was dusting some music at the end of the piano as he came in.

The little girl eyes over their dusting of freckles slitted.

Lydia did no dusting of tables or arranging of flowers in a vase.

The children, he said, had fallen into the habit of calling it "dusting papa off."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DUSTING

sprinkling

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