Part of speech:
The definition of abrasive is something that is harsh or rough, often to an unpleasant degree.
Causing or tending to cause erosion
Harsh and irritating:
Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
The definition of a scrape is an area that has been rubbed off, or an unhappy situation caused by your own actions.
The act of a person or thing that scrapes
(Slang) To cancel or abandon; drop:
To offset or cancel each other
To apply to a surface firmly and with friction:
To levy an excise on.
To dismantle and pack up for departure:
To enter (a name) on a list or in a register.
To rub (on or against)
To ornament with a fret
To count toward the number of points
To rub, scrape, or wipe out (esp. written or engraved letters); efface; expunge
To fill (an amount of space) with words or information:
To write carelessly or illegibly
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To cut or score.
Obliterate is defined as to utterly and completely destroy or eliminate, or to have a great victory or great success over someone or something.
To injure or damage so as to make imperfect, less attractive, etc.; spoil; impair; disfigure
Exclude is defined as to keep out or to refuse to admit.
To have a prickly or stinging sensation; tingle
Cross is defined as to go from one side to another or to mark with intersecting lines.
To subject to light rubbing or friction, as with a cloth or paper, in order to clean or dry.
To release or untie (a fastening)
To remove (a file, for example) from a hard drive or other storage medium.
To impair; to damage; to mar; to soil.
(Intransitive) To become better.
To reform or correct:
In a smooth manner
To cause distress or damage:
To do damage to
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