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abrasion

noun

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an area of skin roughened or worn away by harsh rubbing against another surface
  • walked away from the auto accident with only minor abrasions

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The first known use of abrasion was circa 1550

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“Abrasion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abrasion. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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