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 Meanings and Examples of BRUSH
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brush
 n.  short and sometimes occasional encounter or experience
Classic Sentence: (167 in 12 pages)
1  But suddenly his wife's face, with twisted monstrous lineaments, thrust itself between him and his goal, and he made an instinctive movement to brush it aside.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
2  The big house burned a year ago and the fields are growing up in brush and seedling pine.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  She felt something brush her hair and wondered vaguely through her tumult if it were his lips.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
4  She had come so hurriedly that she had in her small carpetbag only a nightgown and a tooth brush, not even a change of underwear.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
5  Hairpins slipped out of her fingers and tinkled to the floor and when she tried to give her hair its customary hundred strokes, she banged the back of the brush hurtingly against her temple.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
6  Her own stout person and its surrounding implements took up so much room that Lily, to pass her, had to gather up her skirts and brush against the wall.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
7  She paused again to measure the effect of this announcement on her hearer, but the brush in Miss Bart's lifted hand maintained its unwavering stroke from brow to nape.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
8  Lily laid aside her brush and turned a penetrating glance upon her friend.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
9  But Rosedale's natural imperviousness to hints made it easy for him to brush such resistance aside.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
10  Most of the crumbs drop on the red plush of the seat, and the woman sighs and tries to brush them away, but they leap up impishly and fall back on the plush.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
11  She squealed as he leaped on a pile of brush and fired at the rabbit which ran out.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
12  The branches of the kinnikinic brush were red and smooth as lacquer on a saki bowl.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
13  The pale snow, the prickles of old stubble, and the clumps of ragged brush faded into a gray obscurity.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
14  Even to a returned mother, his whining and his trick of seven times snatching her silver brush were fatiguing.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
15  He touched her arm, let his fist brush her side.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
Example Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  Apply the paint with a fine brush.
2  Apply polish with a soft brush.
3  He's giving a broad brush approach to the subject.
4  He knocked a glass off the table with a brush of his coat/arm.
5  True coral needs no painter's brush.
6  He dipped the brush into the thick white paint.
7  Come and help me to brush the horses down.
8  She caught his likeness with a few bold brush strokes.
9  What you need to do is just to give your suit a quick brush.
10  I'll just give my hair a quick brush.
11  He finished off the painting with a few deft strokes of the brush.
12  Perhaps you shouldn't brush the idea aside too hastily.
13  According that, a wind generator is developed which is really a PM DC generator without brush.
14  Remove all the rust with a wire brush.
15  Tom swept his brush back and forth - stepped back to note the effect - added a touch here and there - criticized again.