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    scour - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scour

    (noun) a place that is scoured (especially by running water) Definition
    (verb) examine minutely
    Example Sentence
    • The police scoured the country for the fugitive
    (verb) clean with hard rubbing
    Synonyms : scrub
    Example Sentence
    • She scrubbed his back
    (verb) rub hard or scrub
    Synonyms : abrade
    Example Sentence
    • scour the counter tops
    (verb) rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
    Synonyms : flush , purge
    Example Sentence
    • flush the wound with antibiotics
    • purge the old gas tank
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SOAP+POUR..when you pour soap you scour

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