Abrade and Rub

Abrade

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Abrade verb – To damage or diminish by continued friction.
Usage example: ropes abraded by the rocks were a huge danger to the climbers

Rub is a synonym for abrade in scrape topic. In some cases you can use "Rub" instead a verb "Abrade". popular alternative
Nearby Words: abrasive, abrasion, abrading
Synonyms for Abrade

Rub

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Rub verb – To damage or diminish by continued friction.
Usage example: the brake pads were rubbed away as a result of years of use

Abrade is a synonym for rub in chafe topic. You can use "Abrade" instead a verb "Rub", if it concerns topics such as scrape, stroke, corrode. popular alternative
Synonyms for Rub

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feet abrade feet rub feet
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Rub and Abrade. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 23, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/abrade/rub
Abrade & Rub. N.p., 2016. Web. 23 Jan. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/abrade/rub>.
Rub or Abrade. 2016. Accessed January 23, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/abrade/rub.

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