Polish and Scrub


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Polish verb – To make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure.
Usage example: you'll need to polish your shoes with a clean rag before the performance

Scrub is a synonym for polish in shine topic. In some cases you can use "Scrub" instead the word "Polish" as a verb or a noun.
Nearby Words: polished, polishing, polisher
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Scrub verb – To put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to).
Polish is a synonym for scrub in activity topic. You can use "Polish" instead the word "Scrub" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as scour, clean with force.
Nearby Words: scrubby, scrubland
Synonyms for Scrub

How words are described

good good polish good scrub
little little polish little scrub

Common collocations

floor polish floor scrub floor
leg polish leg scrub leg
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Scrub and Polish. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 17, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/polish/scrub
Polish & Scrub. N.p., 2016. Web. 17 Jun. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/polish/scrub>.
Scrub or Polish. 2016. Accessed June 17, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/polish/scrub.

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