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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.

The rub was that Gamgort saw no way his domestic can suppliers could possibly make enough of them.

From Fortune

Once you have it, just salt the steaks, season with a dry rub, and then grill them.

From Ozy

The rub is that, according to multiple sources, in order to be part of Google’s news licensing initiative, Google can terminate the agreement if the publisher participates in a legal claim or complaint against Google.

From Digiday

He notes that most commercial blends are full of salt or sugar, and are sold under blanket terms like “blackening” or “steak rub.”

From Eater

Necks are rubbed, pimples popped and haircuts given on a totally unnecessary, weekly basis.

Lydia also gets her vitals checked, arm rubbed with alcohol, and glove-covered hands safely inserting the needle.

"It's rubbed with curry and five-spice powder," he explains as waiters take notes.

I should have bought you roses, Good & Plenty, and rubbed your toeses [sic],” he adds on “Too Little Too Late.

The women in my family often rubbed their palms against his cheek, though it was his eyes that made him so beautiful.

I rubbed in the spot indicated, and out came the crest and initials exactly as Jack had described them.

From the earliest days great commanders have rubbed in the maxim, "If you attack, attack with all your force."

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.

"Never mind," said Isabel, as Gwynne mopped his brow for the third time and ostentatiously rubbed his face.

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.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rubbed, such as: scrub, coat, knead, glaze, cover, and scrape.

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