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scratching (out)

verb
present participle of scratch (out)

Synonyms & Antonyms of scratching (out)

1 to compose and set down on paper the words of
  • scratched out a poem for his beloved wife on the home front

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2 to show (something written) to be no longer valid by drawing a cross over or a line through it
  • scratched out the old phone number and wrote in the new one

Synonyms for scratching (out)

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Near Antonyms for scratching (out)

  • stetting
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“Scratching (out).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scratching%20%28out%29. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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