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scratch

scratch

 
 
pronunciation:
skraech
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part of speech: verb
inflections: scratched, scratches, scratching
definition 1: to cause damage to a surface with something sharp.
The branch scratched the car.
similar words:
cut, mark, score, slice
definition 2: to use the nails on your hand to rub your skin.
I scratched the insect bite on my arm.
similar words:
rub, scrape
derivation: scratcher (n.)
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