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- v. Present participle of scratch.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. With the action of scratching.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a harsh noise made by scraping
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In his pauses, they hear some provocative scratching from the padlocked wooden crates stacked behind him.
I think I hear skeletons scratching from the inside of a closet door ...
But in scratching it, he dropped it in the snow and could not pick it up again.
They have to mark their territory, after all, and scratching is one method.
I recently bought a microfiber couch and loveseat and my cat has absolutely no interest in scratching it.
Most of that ‘chin scratching’ has the effect of hiding evidence of the Conservative Nanny State.
This corruption and back-scratching is just another example of the old politics.
But it is a scratching from the right direction … from the bottom up.
Thatâs rightâ ¦ itâs a straight fetish scene, and never mind all this chin scratching on the âmeaningâ of the scene.
'' There's no solace in scratching and clawing to get here, '' Smoltz said.
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