whisk

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whisk

a small brush or broom
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A veil had been whisked aside; the tract of each one's outlook was to have a new horizon thenceforward--for a short time or for a long.
He whisked her into a little office-like room and left her seated on a dusty, broken-bottomed chair.
They were all exceedingly busy and whisked about at such a rate that they seemed to possess the power of being in half a dozen places at once.
The pony having thoroughly satisfied himself as to the nature and properties of the fire-plug, looked into the air after his old enemies the flies, and as there happened to be one of them tickling his ear at that moment he shook his head and whisked his tail, after which he appeared full of thought but quite comfortable and collected.