- un·scrubbed, adjective
- well-scrubbed, adjective
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How to use scrubbed in a sentence
After initially modifying the story, the MailOnline later scrubbed it altogether.Hollywood vs. The Daily Mail: George Clooney and Angelina Jolie Take On The UK's Leanest, Meanest Gossip Machine | Lizzie Crocker, Lloyd Grove | July 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And behind the sleepless Moms will come binders full of freshly scrubbed lawyers looking to turn a buck on the news.
The Pentagon scrubbed the blueprint from the Internet three days later, but not before 100,000 copies were downloaded.The Deadly Plastic Gun Loophole the House Extension Leaves in Place | Eleanor Clift | December 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
scrubbed Graeme Wood, New York I watched online as a college classmate went from disgrace to redemption in months.
Off the Record ABC “scrubbed a few curse words” but largely allowed every quote to be used.Morning TV Wars: 15 Revelations From Brian Stelter’s ‘Top of the Morning’ | The Daily Beast | April 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now, neither boys nor monkeys relish being scrubbed, so Woot shrank away from the energetic girl, trembling fearfully.The Tin Woodman of Oz | L. Frank Baum
She looked at her hands and straightway she fell to scrubbing them with soap as she had never scrubbed them before.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine | John Fox, Jr.
Then Sammy knew why Dad had scrubbed the cabin floor, and what the three men who talked so low had been doing in the other room.The Shepherd of the Hills | Harold Bell Wright
Hollister soaped and scrubbed to clean his hands and face of the sweat and dirt of his day's labor.The Hidden Places | Bertrand W. Sinclair
The china parts should be scrubbed thoroughly with soap and one of the long-handled brushes made for this purpose.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping | Elizabeth Hale Gilman