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verb

past tense of scrape
1
as in scratched
to pass roughly and noisily over or against a surface the rusty old gate scrapes against the pavement whenever anyone opens it

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2
as in grazed
to damage by rubbing against a sharp or rough surface she scraped her knee when she fell down

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3
as in gritted
to press or strike against or together so as to make a scraping sound she scraped her fingernails across the chalkboard to get everyone's attention

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“Scraped.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scraped. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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