Definitions

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  • noun Common misspelling of abrasion.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "We will start with the derma-abration, which is polishing your skin and removal of dead skins, followed by the photo facial, a laser therapy to tighten your skin and end with a fruit face mask."

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • We're going to get through this bad patch, but it will take some time before we're ready to go completely crazy and cut our profit margins to the bone in an everything-must-go weekend sale-abration or holiday blowout again.

    The Onion

  • Long before the Coachella music festival and bottled-water sale-abration, was the Date festival of Indio.

    The Delicious Life

  • Get an additional 15\% off sale-abration merchandise!

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  • "Shell-abration" shouldn't just be fired, he should be set ON fire.

    Destructoid

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    Morning Deals - The Consumerist

  • Consequently, neologisms such as Summer-bration (used by a Chicago restaurant to call attention to summer specials), Sail-abration (promoting a sale held on Columbus Day), and Stella-bration (headlining an advertisement for Stella Buick of Chicago) have been created in an effort to retain the festive image inherent in Sale-a-bration and Sell-a-bration while providing the attention-grabbing novelty the latter two blends have lost.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 4

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