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- v. remove unwanted elements
- v. smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb
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Del's hand blurred out and tore the comb out of her fingers.
These twenty-year-interval storms comb out superfluous leaves and branches, cut out dead wood, send to the ground decayed and weakly shoots, and scrub and cleanse trunks and branches of parasitic growths.