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scratch

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verb

1
as in to scrape
to damage by rubbing against a sharp or rough surface scratched his arm on a branch

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2
as in to rub
to pass roughly and noisily over or against a surface the branches of the willow tree scratch against the windowpane whenever the wind blows

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3
as in to scribble
to write or draw hastily or carelessly scratched a quick doodle in the margins

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“Scratch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scratch. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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