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  • n  an unforeseen obstacle
  • n  the act of rubbing or wiping
    he gave the hood a quick rub
  • v  move over something with pressure
    rub my hands
    rub oil into her skin
  • v  cause friction
  • v  scrape or rub as if to relieve itching

  • The salt-and-herb scrub is applied to the sound of chiming bells.
  • Just place a drop of liquid on the coaster, and rub it in with your finger.
  • When reporters asked about his affiliation with Islam, he joked that he was going to have four wives: one to shine his shoes, one to feed him grapes, one to rub oil on his muscles .
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  • The Rub: Bay Ridge Residents Suspect Massage Parlors Are Handing Out Happy Endings
    Your massage probably won't be this classy. (Getty) A number of massage parlors opening in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, are making residents tense. According to Brooklyn Daily , residents and civic leaders in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights are complaining that new massage parlors opening up in their neighborhoods are offering more than just back rubs. Residents have complained that the “spas” have dark ...
    June 13, 2013 - The New York Observer
  • Wine Country's Salt-free Seasoning Pioneer, Engage Organics, Introduces Go-Grill-A-Rub Barbecue Blend
    The health benefits of grilling have just been enhanced with the release of Engage Organics Salt-free Seasoning Rub, dubbed Go-Grill-A-Rub. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    June 13, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Rub dad the right way
    Looking for that perfect gift for dad this Father’s Day? They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, so why not treat dad to a nice steak with a homemade rub?
    June 11, 2013 - Fremont Tribune

  • Roy Halladay in Cherry Hill Courier Post
    To me, Chase is obviously the driving force behind the team,Halladay said. "He'll never admit it, but his preparation and desire is second to none. You combine that with the talent, and a lot of that stuff starts to rub off. (Utley) is a...
  • Kevin Pietersen in Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News
    I think it is important that we go back to India and rub shoulder to shoulder with the Indian people in their time of of need,said Pietersen. "We are very focused to play some red-ball cricket. We will assess the situation on Sunday but we...
  • Eli Roth in New York Daily News
    He shared that when you're sweating and don't have time to take a shower, you just take a baby wipe and rub it under your armpits,says Roth.

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