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synonyms for scourer

  • deodorant
  • detergent
  • purifier
  • soap
  • abrasive
  • antiseptic
  • cathartic
  • fumigant
  • lather
  • polish
  • purgative
  • suds
  • abstergent
  • soap powder
See also synonyms for: scourers
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How to use scourer in a sentence

A nation of reformers looks like a scourer of silver-plate—black all over and dingy, with making things white and brilliant.
ANIMA POETSAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
This was done in vats, where the clothes were trodden and well worked by the feet of the scourer.
MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITYL. W. YAGGY
The most efficient scourer is that which frees the wheat from the greatest amount of impurity with a minimum of abrasion.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 5VARIOUS
To restore that to its pristine freshness might have daunted a professional scourer.
A DIXIE SCHOOL GIRLGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
The former made wooden bowls, and the latter was sometimes a scourer, or scout, Mid.
THE ROMANCE OF NAMESERNEST WEEKLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCOURER

  • abrasive
  • abstergent
  • antiseptic
  • cathartic
  • deodorant
  • detergent
  • fumigant
  • lather
  • polish
  • purgative
  • purifier
  • scourer
  • soap
  • soap powder
  • suds
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.