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  • 1 rubbing away — index erosion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Run-Away — Infobox Single Name = Run Away Artist = Super Furry Animals from Album = Hey Venus! Released = 29 October 2007 Format = Digipack CD, 7 picture disc, download Recorded = Miraval Studios, France Genre = Indie rock Length = 2:53 Label = Rough Trade… …

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  • 3 wear away — verb 1. cut away in small pieces • Syn: ↑whittle away, ↑whittle down • Hypernyms: ↑damage • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Something s something …

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  • 4 grind away — verb study intensively, as before an exam I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam • Syn: ↑cram, ↑drum, ↑bone up, ↑swot, ↑get up, ↑mug up, ↑swot up, ↑bone …

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  • 5 wipe away — verb remove by wiping • Syn: ↑wipe off • Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw • Hyponyms: ↑deterge …

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  • 6 wear something away — ˌwear aˈway | ˌwear sthaˈway derived to become, or make sth become, gradually thinner or smoother by continuously using or rubbing it • The inscription on the coin had worn away. • The steps had been worn away by the feet of thousands of pilgrims …

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  • 7 abrasion — 1. An excoriation, or circumscribed removal of the superficial layers of skin or mucous membrane. SYN: abraded wound. 2. A scraping away of a portion of the surface. 3. In dentistry, the pathological grinding …

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  • 8 grazing — Synonyms and related words: ablation, abrasion, abrasive, animal husbandry, animal rearing, appetite, attrition, bee culture, beekeeping, breeding, brushing, buffing, burnishing, campo, cannibalism, carnivorism, carnivority, carnivorousness,… …

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  • 9 attrition — n. Abrasion, friction, rubbing, wearing away, rubbing away …

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  • 10 abrasion — [1] Wearing or rubbing away some surface because of friction. [2] Mechanical wearing away of rocks by rubbing during movement …

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  • 11 attritus — ə.ˈtrīd.əs, a.ˈ , ītəs noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, act of rubbing against, rubbing away, from attritus past participle of atterere to rub against, rub away more at attrite : matter pulverized or finely divided by attrition; …

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  • 12 wear — Synonyms and related words: abate, abide, ablate, ablation, about ship, abrade, abrase, abrasion, abrasive, act a part, affect, apparel, array, assume, atomization, attire, attrition, back and fill, bark, bate, be dressed in, be eaten away, be… …

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  • 13 scrape — vb Scrape, scratch, grate, rasp, grind are comparable when they mean to apply friction to something by rubbing it with or against a thing that is harsh, rough, or sharp. Scrape usually implies the removal of something from a surface with an edged …

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  • 14 e|rase — «ih RAYS», transitive verb, e|rased, e|ras|ing. 1. to rub out; remove by rubbing or scraping: »He erased the wrong answer and wrote in the right one. 2. to remove all trace of; blot out: » …

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  • 15 scrub — Synonyms and related words: a nobody, a nothing, abandon, ablate, ablation, ablution, abort, abrade, abrase, abrasion, abrasive, afforestation, arboretum, attrition, baptize, bark, bath, bathe, belay, boondocks, bramble, brier, brier bush, brush …

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  • 16 chafe — Synonyms and related words: ablate, ablation, abrade, abrase, abrasion, abrasive, afflict, aggravate, agonize, ail, annoy, arouse, attrition, bark, be livid, be pissed, bite, blemish, bloody, bluster, boil, bother, break, bristle, browned off,… …

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  • 17 scrape — Synonyms and related words: ablate, ablation, abrade, abrase, abrasion, abrasive, accumulate, aggregate, amass, assemble, attrition, autolithograph, baffle, bafflement, bark, be a printmaker, belch, bend, bend the knee, bend the neck, bending the …

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  • 18 scuff — Synonyms and related words: ablate, ablation, abrade, abrase, abrasion, abrasive, amble, attrition, barge, bark, blemish, bloody, bowl along, break, buffing, bundle, burn, burnishing, chafe, chafing, check, chip, claw, clump, concussion, crack,… …

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  • 19 erosion — I noun abrasion, attrition, breakdown, consumption, crumbling, decay, decrease, decrement, deterioration, detrition, diminishment, diminution, disappearance, disintegration, dissolution, gradual eating away, gradual wearing away, grinding,… …

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  • 20 ablation — Synonyms and related words: abrasion, abrasive, absorption, abstraction, assimilation, atomization, attrition, breakup, buffing, burning up, burnishing, chafe, chafing, consumption, corrosion, crumbling, decay, decomposition, decrease, decrement …

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