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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of abrase.

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Examples

  • About 60 pages in, I realized that the characters were unpleasant, the circumstances were unbelievable, the psychiatrist who apparently delivers a significant piece of the narrative was annoying, and the writing was no great shakes either "abrased"?

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • About 60 pages in, I realized that the characters were unpleasant, the circumstances were unbelievable, the psychiatrist who apparently delivers a significant piece of the narrative was annoying, and the writing was no great shakes either "abrased"?

    Another Abandoned Book

  • I also thought that during the lifetime of that spoon, when it is used for celebrations and gatherings, fellowship and service, that it will get dented, scratched and that during the cleansing process it will be rubbed and abrased, that even all these " scars" make it no less beautiful to you.

    An Instrument of Beauty

  • Turnpike reached the office one Monday morning, some time after the events last chronicled, wearing a black eye, an abrased nose, and a scratched chin.

    William Adolphus Turnpike

  • He touched the blood-flecked side, the abrased ear; clasped close the

    Once Aboard the Lugger

  • Mrs. Major forgot the throbbing of her abrased toes.

    Once Aboard the Lugger

  • "Not on your tintype!" growled Ike, rubbing an abrased shin.

    The Mystery at Number Six

  • And her right knee felt as though the skin was all abrased and the cap fairly cracked.

    The Corner House Girls at School

  • Near the ends of the thumb and the first finger the skin was roughened, abrased; there were numerous tiny black spots beneath the skin, which, upon careful scrutiny, he discovered to be microscopic blood-blisters.

    Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories

  • He had somehow managed to get his hand smashed between two rocks, not breaking any bones, but badly abrased and contused.

    My Strange Mind

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