hang-up, hitch, rub, snag(noun)
an unforeseen obstacle
rent, split, enlistment, preventative, term of enlistment, duty tour, stay, preventive, tear, wipe, limp, hitch, tour, interference, stoppage, check, tour of duty, hinderance, incumbrance, hobble, snag, halt, encumbrance, hang-up, hindrance, rip, stop, arrest
the act of rubbing or wiping
"he gave the hood a quick rub"
move over something with pressure
"rub my hands"; "rub oil into her skin"
rub, fray, fret, chafe, scratch(verb)
"my sweater scratches"
fuss, eat into, itch, excise, gag, choke, scratch up, nark, erode, fret, excoriate, bother, rile, scrub, gravel, strike, inscribe, rankle, get to, eat away, come up, scrape up, scrape, cancel, nettle, gall, call off, chafe, get at, engrave, scratch, irritate, annoy, frazzle, niggle, rag, expunge, vex, grate, fray, devil, grave
rub, scratch, itch(verb)
scrape or rub as if to relieve itching
"Don't scratch your insect bites!"
rub in a manner to bring relief to muscles.
the woman at the gym gives a wonderful massage.Submitted by JP03 on June 11, 2015
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How to use rub in a sentence?
To get that area [of the underwear] touching the anus all the way to the opening of urethra you’d have to pull it all the way around and really rub it around.
I think that only once they came in they realized Muslims live here and decided to rub it in our faces.
Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire.
I knew about that scene from the Bible, but I guess I had never really considered it, when I got there, I thought : I'm not going to rub dirt in her eyes. Who the f * ! # would do that ? It doesn't make any sense. That is a horrible introduction to seeing.
Not being able to be there and hold my mom's hand, rub her head, tell her the things I wanted to say her. It was such a helpless feeling, I can just remember the days leading up feeling so frustrated and helpless and not being able to talk to her because she was not conscious during that time.
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- fregarCatalan, Valencian
- třít, mnoutCzech
- skave, gnideDanish
- sich ablaufen, reiben, sich abscheuern, aufpolieren, abreiben, polieren, putzen, sich abreiben, einreibenGerman
- τρίψιμο, τρίβωGreek
- hinkata, hieroa, hangata, hankausFinnish
- friction, frotterFrench
- slìogScottish Gaelic
- strofinamento, strofinare, fregareItalian
- tergeo, fricoLatin
- reiwenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- fregar, fretarOccitan
- fricção, esfregar, friccionarPortuguese
- потереть, теретьRussian
- fricare, friare, friài, frigareSardinian
- trti, očešati, ribati, tare, trljatiSerbo-Croatian
- gnugga, skava, stryka, gnidaSwedish
- ovma, sürtmek, ovalamak, ovalama, ovmak, dokundurmakTurkish
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