as in to scratch
to pass roughly and noisily over or against a surface the sled grated along the bare pavement

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as in to grit
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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“Grate.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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