Abrade
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Abrade [uh-breyd]

VERB

VERB

  • To wear away the surface or some part of something by friction.

  • To scrape off.

Example

“The landscape slowly and gradually abraded with time.”

“The materials at the site continue to be abraded as visitors walk around.”

Synonyms

Wear, Erode, Corrode, Scuff

Antonyms

Polish, Smooth, Soften, Wax, Rebuild

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