Part of speech:
To affect by a sudden impression or impulse.
To move (an object or objects) firmly along a surface, especially repeatedly:
To impair the soundness, perfection, or integrity of; spoil.
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
A low, swampy area, usually covered with brush
To take out (a printed or written letter, word, etc.); cross out
To grind into shreds or particles by rubbing or scraping
To enter on a schedule:
To become smooth
To put an excise on
To cause physical damage to (something); harm:
To cause the surface to become more rough.
A scraped area on the skin or mucous membranes.
To erase or remove completely; blot out or strike out; delete; cancel
To feel about with the hands; grope
To tear jaggedly; mangle (something soft, as flesh)
To remove or destroy completely so as to leave no trace.
To write something in a hasty or sloppy manner.
To write in a hurried careless way.
Scuff is to brush your shoe against a surface, marking either the shoe or the surface, or to walk without lifting the feet.
To repair (something broken, torn, or worn); restore to good condition; make whole; fix
(Figuratively) To grate harshly upon; to offend by coarse or rough treatment or language.
To remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean.
To obliterate, as writing with ink; to cancel; to efface; generally with out.
To efface is defined as to make yourself inconspicuous or hidden from attention, or to erase something or consciously forget something.
Undo is defined as to release, reverse or put an end to.
To make an office, position, place, etc. vacant
(Slang) To cancel or abandon; drop:
Any substance or article used as money, as bank notes, checks, etc.
Small beads made of shells and used by North American Indians as money, for ornament, etc.: they were of two varieties, white and the more valuable black (or dark purple)
Green growth or foliage, especially:
(Slang) A small or worthless amount:
To remain in the same place or position; stay
A mark left on the skin or other tissue after a wound, burn, ulcer, pustule, lesion, etc. has healed; cicatrix
A written or printed symbol used for punctuation; a punctuation mark.
The act of a person or thing that scrapes
A pork scratching.
The point or line at which a race begins.
A line beyond which a contestant must not step.
A plant (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) in the mustard family, having dark green, spreading, usually crinkled leaves that are eaten as a vegetable.
(Colloquial, US) any prize or profit received for free, especially Christmas presents
(Obs.) Ill-gotten gains; booty
(By extension) Anything resembling sugar in taste or appearance.
The experience or feeling of being pierced or punctured by a small, sharp object. [from 13th c.]
A long, straight, narrow cut or opening.
To ornament with raised work; to variegate; to diversify.
To become worn or sore from rubbing or friction:
cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
To print with such a plate, block, etc.
The definition of inscribe is to write or carve words into something, or to write a message in a book.
To gather together something needed (especially money)
To irritate or annoy
To create a design on (the skin) by means of shallow cuts that are sometimes rubbed with a colorant or irritant to enhance the resulting scar tissue.
To leave out or omit from consideration; reject:
To write books or other literary matter; be an author or writer
(Printing) To delete or omit
To bring into contact, causing electrical interference
To spread or apply by or as if by wiping:
A symbol for the word cross. Used in combination, as in Xing for crossing or motoX for motocross.
Money in the form of bills or coins; currency.
The definition of currency is the money system used in a country, especially paper money.
The means of living; livelihood
Brass is resistent to sea and salt water due to the alloys which are added to it during its manufacturing.
To sculpt or carve; engrave.
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