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  Definition of Scour
  1. a place that is scoured (especially by running water)
  2. rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
  3. clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back"
  4. rub hard or scrub; "scour the counter tops"
  5. examine minutely; "The police scoured the country for the fugitive"
Similar Words: flush, purge, scrub, abrade

 

Hyponyms: holystone

 

Derivational Morphology: abrade, flush, purge, scrub, purging, scourer, scrubbing, scouring, scrubber, scrub brush, scrubbing brush, abrader, abradant

 

Anagrams: Orcus

 

 
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