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Verb
Clean, polish thoroughly
“Mild abrasives are used to scour pots and pans, oven interiors, and drip pans.”
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To subject (a place, text, etc.) to a thorough search in order to locate something
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“Since many of the traditional black-glazed roof tiles broke in the quake, contractors had to scour other disused Japanese buildings for replacements.”
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Look over, scrutinize lightly
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Scrape or wear away by friction or erosion
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Brush off, away
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To carry out spring-cleaning on (a room, a house, etc)
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Wipe down
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Do away with
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To wash
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Rid of; clean out
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To make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure
Verb
To move about from place to place aimlessly
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An act or sound of scraping
Noun
The act of rubbing
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