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synonyms for rubbed

  • apply
  • brush
  • caress
  • clean
  • coat
  • cover
  • glaze
  • graze
  • grind
  • knead
  • paint
  • pat
  • scrape
  • scrub
  • slather
  • smear
  • smooth
  • spread
  • wear
  • wipe
  • abrade
  • anoint
  • bark
  • buff
  • burnish
  • chafe
  • curry
  • daub
  • erase
  • erode
  • excoriate
  • file
  • fray
  • fret
  • furbish
  • glance
  • gloss
  • grate
  • mop
  • plaster
  • polish
  • put
  • rasp
  • scour
  • shine
  • swab
  • triturate
  • wear down

antonyms for rubbed

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  • dirty
  • reveal
  • strip
  • uncover
  • dull
  • make happy
  • please
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Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands for at least 20 seconds with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.
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The rub was that Gamgort saw no way his domestic can suppliers could possibly make enough of them.
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He notes that most commercial blends are full of salt or sugar, and are sold under blanket terms like “blackening” or “steak rub.”
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I rubbed in the spot indicated, and out came the crest and initials exactly as Jack had described them.
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From the earliest days great commanders have rubbed in the maxim, "If you attack, attack with all your force."
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Then he rubbed the blade of his knife back and forth over this till the edge was sharp enough to split a hair with ease.
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"Never mind," said Isabel, as Gwynne mopped his brow for the third time and ostentatiously rubbed his face.
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She took it and rubbed it with soft sand to remove some discolorations and laid it, with a horn-handled knife, by the china plate.
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