Thesaurus / rub

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To polish varnish, rub with a felt pad, powdered pumice-stone and water.

Handwork in WoodWilliam Noyes

He will sneak along the edge of the pillow and rub his hands together in front of him, and then he's ready.

A Melody in SilverKeene Abbott

Some repairers use a hastily made solution of powdered colour such as burnt umber, and paint or rub it into the wood.

And now, look, I rub my foot over the circles and they are gone, and there is only the path again.

JessH. Rider Haggard

She was not quite ready to rub shoulders with common humanity.

Just PattyJean Webster

The rub is not in getting the decision made but in getting it pronounced.

Certain SuccessNorval A. Hawkins

Gramma worries all the time for fear he has rheumatism, and nobody to rub on liniment, or make him wear the right underclothes.

Just PattyJean Webster

Clean it well, take out the brains, rub it with a handful of salt, and two ounces of saltpetre.

Then there was the chickens to feed, and the stockings were to rub.

The Story of OpalOpal Whiteley

There was not a cent left; not one single coin to rub against another.

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