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Donald Rabin had scoured train after train in Chicago for four hours.

She scoured literature, art, philosophy and psychology to describe how society often attaches a moral dimension to illness.

Families have spent hours on the hotlines, scoured appointments on platforms like the ticket sales site Eventbrite, and posted desperately on local news sites like Patch and Nextdoor.

That said, the model still predicts some snow in the storm’s initial phase early Sunday before the cold air is scoured out and precipitation changes to a wintry mix and rain, not unlike the storm system Monday night.

Lately, though, “Polly thought her mind was a river, constantly scouring and pooling, constantly disappearing, filling with details that glinted and vanished.”

A delightful cast battles over a will and a stolen painting as a horde of pseudo-Nazis scour the mountains for fugitives.

Immediately after the attack, Philip used his searchlights to scour the ocean for survivors to rescue.

Every day, the two men, part of a 25-person outreach force, scour the streets looking for people everyone else wants to ignore.

Immediately after the attack, Philip used his searchlights to scour the ocean for survivors.

Geophysical Research Letters: Bottom scour observed under Hurricane Ivan.

And it seems likely that the King loved him all the more because he could cook and scour for his sake.

It isn't that the floor is not scoured, for you cannot scour dry mud into anything but wet mud.

He sent off the old man to scour the pantry for a supper for me, and then pushed open the door and led me into the room.

But Felix was thinking about "Scour, mop, and dry it," as he looked at the snow-covered patch of land.

Can you not turn for one look in your enemy's face, ere you scour away before him like a herd of frightened deer?


On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scour, such as: abrade, brush, buff, burnish, cleanse, and flush.

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