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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of abrade.

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Examples

  • If it becomes chemically abraded (scraped or scratched) it can lead to persistent pain, blurred vision, and possibly infection.

    Eye Exposures

  • West's eyes to Mr. Pike's big paws, with freshly abraded knuckles, resting on the rail.

    CHAPTER IX

  • Lifting each leg, she methodically smeared the grease all up and down the red, abraded streaks on the undersides of her legs.

    Choker

  • Delia and Meri find themselves leading strangely parallel lives, both reckoning with the contours and mysteries of marriage, one refined and abraded by years of complicated intimacy, the other barely begun.

    The Senator's Wife by Sue Miller: Book summary

  • Meanwhile, improved enforcement has abraded the quality of pills and coke to such an extent that they no longer glitter quite so temptingly.

    How the British fell out of love with drugs

  • Countless rounded river stones provided good hammers, and we sometimes found these tools, round and smooth on the handhold end, abraded on the striking end.

    Bird Cloud

  • Though tempered by comparison, the artist's stylistic extravagance - manifest in expressionistically smeared, splattered, and abraded paint handling - calls to mind Cecily Brown's fluent foregrounding of oil's in-the-flesh immediacy and the cunning ease with which obfuscatory gestures can suggest sexual frisson.

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  • Because so few men were getting infected, the researchers then attempted "direct inoculations made from syphilis bacteria poured into the men's penises and on forearms and faces that were slightly abraded ... or in a few cases through spinal punctures," Reverby wrote in a synopsis of the experiments.

    U.S. apologizes for newly revealed syphilis experiments done in Guatemala

  • But because so few men were getting infected, the researchers then attempted "direct inoculations made from syphilis bacteria poured into the men's penises and on forearms and faces that were slightly abraded ... or in a few cases through spinal punctures," Reverby wrote in a synopsis of the experiments.

    U.S. infected Guatemalans for STD tests

  • It is Halicarnassus during a siege, abraded sketches of victors and the dead; the colour of Antelope Valley in April; your

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