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  • verbclean with force
  • verbcancel

synonyms for scrub

  • brush
  • cleanse
  • mop
  • rub
  • scour
  • wash
  • abrade
  • buff
  • polish
See also synonyms for: scrubbed / scrubbing
  • abort
  • abandon
  • delete
  • drop
  • discontinue
  • abolish
  • call off
  • do away with
  • forget about
  • give up
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antonyms for scrub

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  • dirty
  • organize
  • schedule
  • set up
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With the right ingredients and composition, a scalp scrub can bring you relief from itchiness and dryness as well as lasting satisfaction by improving your overall hair health.
SCALP SCRUBS THAT BANISH SCALY PATCHES AND BUILD-UPPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 4, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
While you’re scrubbing, Permar said, the most important thing to focus on is “getting soap everywhere, which takes 20 seconds to accomplish.”
A DIRTBAG'S GUIDE TO SANITATION DURING A PANDEMICMAREN LARSENAUGUST 31, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
To keep shoppers and employees safe—or least feeling safe—companies are scrubbing down high-traffic areas, disinfecting surfaces such as touchscreens more frequently, and even employing robots to wipe floors.
COVID-19 HAS WALMART SPENDING $3.3 MILLION A DAY ON CLEANING AND PPEMARC BAINAUGUST 19, 2020QUARTZ
Standing in his scrubs, Akhtar had no idea when, or if, he would get back on the grid.
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Have a copywriter familiar with regional dialects scrub through your copy to look for words, spelling, and colloquialisms that might not make sense for the area you’re targeting.
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Bad weather scrubbed the launch fewer than 17 minutes before lift-off time.
A FIRST: COMMERCIAL ROCKET TAKES HUMANS INTO SPACELISA GROSSMANJUNE 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Our mothers their nurse-women, our sisters their scrub-women, our daughters their maid-women, and our wives their washer-women.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
Before he could draw a bead, the rabbit vanished behind a distant scrub oak.
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The scrub was so thick that they had to climb together and follow-my-leader along what appeared to be cattle tracks up the hill.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
In their company we now made our way Northwards along a path through fairly thick scrub as high as a man's waist.
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