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abrasion

a·bra·sion

abrasion

 
 
pronunciation:
breI zhn
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a spot or patch that has been scraped, as on the skin.
She received some minor abrasions in the accident, but otherwise her condition is fine.
synonyms:
fret, scrape
similar words:
chafe, corrosion, graze, scratch, scuff, sore
definition 2: the act or process of rubbing, scraping, or wearing away; friction.
synonyms:
attrition, erosion, scrape
similar words:
corrosion, friction, scratch
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