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  • v. To remove something by scratching.
  • v. To remove something which was written, by erasing or by putting a mark through it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out


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  • I made highpitched noises like a crazed animal, trying to scratch out the face in the mirror.

    The Joy Luck Club


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