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past tense of grate
as in scraped
to pass roughly and noisily over or against a surface the sled grated along the bare pavement

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as in gritted
to press or strike against or together so as to make a scraping sound he grated the pieces of metal together

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“G-rated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/G-rated. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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