Scrub

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Scrub

A slightly disrespectful term for a new or inexperienced employee.
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The most serious case of a lover scorned I've ever seen had me reaching for the nearest bottle of bleach in the hope of scrubbing away that uncomfortable feeling of despair and regret caused by a fictional character.
John Macfarlane's set, on a highly raked stage, was striking, though one wondered why the half-dozen maids at the opera's outset were so busy scrubbing away at what looked like an earthquake-ravaged palace.
Scrubbing away dead skin cells makes it easier for moisture to be absorbed into the skin and helps to even out rough skin.