Word of the Day
nefarious nefarious
/nə ˈfɛ ri əs /

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  • abraded abraded  wear away

    abraded meaning(s) 

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

    Synonym(s)

    abraded usage(s)

    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.
  • abrader abrader  a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing
  • abrading stone abrading stone  a primitive stone artifact (usually made of sandstone) used as an abrader
  • abraham abraham  /ˈeɪb rə ˌhæm/ ?  the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according…
  • abraham lincoln abraham lincoln  16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the American…
  • abraham stoker abraham stoker  Irish writer of the horror novel about Dracula (1847-1912)
  • abraham's bosom abraham's bosom  the place where the just enjoy the peace of heaven after death
  • abramis abramis  European fishes
  • abramis brama abramis brama  European freshwater fish having a flattened body and silvery scales; of…
  • abranchial abranchial  having no gills
  • abranchiate abranchiate  having no gills
  • abranchious abranchious  having no gills
  • abrase abrase  wear away
  • abrasion abrasion  /əb ˈreɪ ʒən/ ?  an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
  • abrasive abrasive  /əb ˈreɪ sɪv/ ?  sharply disagreeable; rigorous
  • abrasive material abrasive material  a substance that abrades or wears down
  • abrasiveness abrasiveness  the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
  • abreact abreact  discharge bad feelings or tension through verbalization
  • abreaction abreaction  (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions
  • abreast abreast  /əb ˈrɛst/ ?  being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date…
  • abridge abridge  /əb ˈrɪdʒ/ ?  reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
  • abridged abridged  /əb ˈrɪdʒd/ ?  (used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting
  • abridgement abridgement  /əb ˈrɪdʒ mənt/ ?  a shortened version of a written work
  • abridger abridger  one who shortens or abridges or condenses a written work
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