scratches 1 of 2

plural of scratch
as in scrapes
a harsh grating sound the scratch of metal on metal is not a good sound for a car to make

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2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of scratch
as in rubs
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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as in scribbles
to write or draw hastily or carelessly scratched a quick doodle in the margins

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“Scratches.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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