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scratching

verb , present participle of scratch

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1 to damage by rubbing against a sharp or rough surface
  • scratched his arm on a branch
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2 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 to write or draw hastily or carelessly
  • scratched a quick doodle in the margins
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