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abrading

verb , present participle of abrade

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1 to damage or diminish by continued friction
  • ropes abraded by the rocks were a huge danger to the climbers
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2 to make sore by continued rubbing
  • my new running shoes abraded my heels until they blistered
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3 to damage by rubbing against a sharp or rough surface
  • the yacht's once-flawless wooden hull had been badly abraded by years of rough dockings
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