A harsh noise made by scraping:
— The scrape of violin bows distracted her.
synonyms: scraping, scratch, scratching.
labor in vain
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Dutch: gekras, kattegejank, kattengejank
Polish: zgrzyt, zgrzytanie
An abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off.
synonyms: abrasion, excoriation, scratch.
Dutch: abrasie, afschurving, geseling, klauw, krab, krauw, schaafwond
Polish: draśnięcie, zadraśnięcie
A deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility).
— The cat scraped at the armchair.
come to dust;
be reduced to powder
reduce to powder,
grind to powder;
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mind one's P's and Q's,
be all things to all men,
speak one fair,
take in good part;
make the amiable,
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Make by scraping.
Dutch: schaafwonde, schram
Cut the surface of; wear away the surface of.
synonyms: scratch, scratch up.
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Dutch: schrabben, schrapen, schrappen
Bend the knees and bow in a servile manner.
synonyms: genuflect, kowtow.
Dutch: buigen, zich, knielen, een voetval maken, kruipen voor
Gather (money or other resources) together over time:
— She had scraped together enough money for college.
synonyms: come up, scrape up, scratch.
Bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of.
Moby thesaurus: 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 ... show more.
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