abraded abraded


  1. (v) wear away
  2. (v) rub hard or scrub


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  1. I never felt comfortable in clothes because my glans was always being abraded.
  2. Thus Gangs with so many detours in its making, and abraded by Scorsese's well-publicized struggle with Harvey Weinstein of Miramax Films may be the epic's last gasp.
  3. Even today, when the left-right dialectic of French politics has softened under a socialist government leaning toward the center, the bicentennial has abraded old sores.


  • Next Time You're in a Nuclear Meltdown, You Might Want to Eat Some Broccoli

    When Hollywood eventually gets around to cannibalizing Silkwood, the Meryl Streep-starring 1983 film about corporate malfeasance at a plutonium plant in Oklahoma, a vegetable may end up playing a role in the infamous shower scene. Instead of having Streep’s character abraded with a stiff brush after radiation exposure, a new version of the Mike Nichols movie might show the leading lady locked in ...
    on November 5, 2013     Source: Takepart.com via Yahoo! News

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