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However, the standards have yet to be finalized by GARM, and therein lies the rub.
WHY FACEBOOK ACTUALLY HAS NOT AGREED TO EVERYTHING MRC REQUIRES IN ITS BRAND SAFETY AUDITKATE KAYEJUNE 8, 2021DIGIDAY
The report claimed that he gave unsolicited back rubs, asked colleagues on dates, and at one point poured a beer on the head of a coworker during a social event.
NY TIMES OUTCASTS BARI WEISS AND ANDY MILLS TEAMING UP FOR NEW PODCAST VENTUREMAXWELL TANI, LACHLAN CARTWRIGHTAPRIL 23, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Here, he shares his recipe for a rub that combines leftover coffee grounds with herb stems.
I TRIED GOING ZERO-WASTE. HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED.KAYLA STEWARTAPRIL 15, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
We let him wake up and come to us before giving him a belly rub.
MY DOG BARKED AT ME. WHAT’S GOING ON IN THAT CANINE SKULL OF HIS?JOHN KELLYJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The rub is that this process can essentially only alter taxing and spending, and the two generally need to balance each other out within a 10-year budget window.
THE ODDS OF US CLIMATE PROGRESS JUST IMPROVED A BITJAMES TEMPLEJANUARY 7, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Others again put the varnish on and rub it off in places to resemble the wear of age.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
But indeed, it was useless to rub her eyes, the dwarfs did not vanish, and so she was obliged to believe that they were real.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
She would put her paws on his shoulders, and rub his face, and purr in a most contented manner.
THE NURSERY, JANUARY 1873, VOL. XIII.VARIOUS
If he were to rub one of these pictures when dry, he would find it almost entirely removable from the glass.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 178, MARCH 26, 1853VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO RUB

  • brush
  • caress
  • chuck
  • comfort
  • fondle
  • pet
  • rub
  • smooth
  • soothe
  • tickle
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