Brush - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Brush.

COPSE
SKIM
SKIRMISH
SWEEP
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COPSE
  1. a dense growth of bushes
SKIM
  1. read superficially
  2. move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
  3. remove from the surface; "skim cream from the surface of milk"
  4. coat (a liquid) with a layer
  5. cause to skip over a surface; "Skip a stone across the pond"
  6. used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed; "yogurt made with skim milk"; "she can drink skimmed milk but should avoid butter"
  7. travel on the surface of water
  8. examine hastily; "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"
  9. reading or glancing through quickly
  10. a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid; "there was a thin skim of oil on the water"
SKIRMISH
  1. engage in a skirmish
  2. a minor short-term fight
SWEEP
  1. win an overwhelming victory in or on; "Her new show dog swept all championships"
  2. sweep with a broom or as if with a broom; "Sweep the crumbs off the table"; "Sweep under the bed"
  3. clean by sweeping; "Please sweep the floor"
  4. make a big sweeping gesture or movement
  5. move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions; "The diva swept into the room"; "Shreds of paper sailed through the air"; "The searchlights swept across the sky"
  6. sweep across or over; "Her long skirt brushed the floor"; "A gasp swept cross the audience"
  7. a movement in an arc; "a sweep of his arm"
  8. force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"
  9. (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line
  10. a long oar used in an open boat
  11. to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floo
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