To make a search or investigation:
Inquire is defined as to look into something, to ask a question or to ask for information.
To treat with a regimen intended to remove impurities and promote health:
To move (one's hand, a cloth, etc.) over, or spread or apply (polish, etc.) on or over, a surface or object in this way
To make a search; seek.
1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.35:
To soften the surface of (leather) by raising a nap.
In a clean manner
Comb means to thoroughly search for something, or to untangle, clean or straighten using a thin toothed hair styling tool.
Forage is defined as to feed or to search for something, especially food.
To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
To remove the outer layers from (grains of rice) by rotation in drums.
To use a rake
(Intransitive) To hastily search for something in a confined space and among many items by carelessly turning things over or pushing things aside.
Scurry is to move along quickly or scamper about.
To use a swab on something, or clean something with a swab.
Traverse means to move back and forth, cross over or examine carefully.
To soak, rinse out, and remove (dirt or stain) with water or other liquid:
To make (something) dirty.
To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
To ignore deliberately or indulgently; disregard:
To rub over the surface of with something rough or sharp
Suddenly; straight; unbendingly.
(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
To bustle is defined as to hurry.
Dart is defined as to move or throw quickly.
(Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
(Obsolete) To drift.
To move quickly from one location to another.
To move through the air by means of wings or winglike parts.
To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
Hustle is defined as to move quickly or push, or to get something by wrongful or illegal ways.
(Intransitive) To throw out words.
Race is defined as to compete in a contest of speed.
A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
To move swiftly; hurry:
To glide, float, or move steadily through the air
To go or move quickly; hurry (off); dart
To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
To make (an opening) with force or energy.
To cause to move with a spinning motion:
To throw or spin rapidly:
To pass through or over by or as if by flying
To move with a sharp hissing sound.
To move with a zooming sound
To rip is defined as to cut or tear away, to move quickly, or to slash violently.
(Informal) To go at high speed
(Slang) To proceed at great speed
(Slang) To snatch up hastily.
To rub hard in order to clean
To change posture or position; stir:
The definition of abrade means to wear away the surface of something or make something rougher, often by using friction.
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