What is the opposite of brush?

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Noun
Opposite of a confrontation or conflict between two opposing people or parties
Noun
Opposite of a dense group of bushes or trees
Noun
Opposite of an general act of touching someone or something
“He suspected something was amiss when he saw the recoil of her hand.”
Noun
Opposite of an unexpected or casual meeting with someone or something
“Lincoln notes Olivia's avoidance of Peter and turns down her offer to grab a bite, as he is keenly sensitive of their conflict.”
Noun
Opposite of a small amount of something, especially a light coating or layer (such as of paint)
Verb
Opposite of to apply a substance, coat or layer with a brush
Verb
Opposite of to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
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Opposite of to touch or stroke gently or lovingly
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Opposite of to pat lightly and quickly to clean or wipe away
“You'll need to scrub this stubborn stain nice and hard to remove it.”
Verb
Opposite of to come into general physical contact with
“If you see mushrooms in the wild, don't be tempted to pick it up, and instead avoid them.”
Verb
Opposite of touch or scrape lightly in passing
Verb
Opposite of to make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
“Using spray waxes or polishes on a surface will just dull the shine.”
Verb
Opposite of to touch or stroke gently or lovingly
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Opposite of to move smoothly along a surface while maintaining contact with it
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Opposite of to scrape or wear away by friction
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(literally or figuratively) Opposite of to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
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Opposite of to be connected with
“Boat holds are a core exercise in which you sit on your bottom and lift your feet off the ground with your knees straight and toes pointed.”
Verb
Opposite of to attend to one's appearance, typically one's hair
“She begins to dishevel her hair but then rearranges it.”
Verb
Opposite of to give or add color to, especially with paint
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