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Synonyms for abrade

Synonyms for abrade

to make (the skin) raw by or as if by friction

Synonyms for abrade

rub hard or scrub


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The system uses a unique handpiece that projects corundum microcrystals with a controlled intensity, that abrades the skin and vacuums away the exfoliated cells.
The dossier astonishes by formulating and complicating, as do Cornell's other projects, definitions and distinctions between art and, well, whatever abrades art but is never quite primarily of it (literature, pornography, etc.
The DE agent in Organic Solutions insecticides physically abrades an affected insect, attacking the insect's protective outer coating.
A high-speed drill then abrades the skin to the required depth.
After the "paint" has been allowed to dry, Spalletti abrades it in such a way that a fine layer of colored dust is produced, which he leaves resting on the surface.