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Synonyms for chafed

painful from having the skin abraded


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This exhibition of anger was noted by all present; and from an apprehension of exasperating a temper that was already chafed nearly to madness, several minutes were suffered to pass before another word was uttered.
said D'Artagnan, whose ears chafed terribly under the repetition of this word COINERs.
When they had been gone a year, Telephassa threw away her crown, because it chafed her forehead.
It was as I thought: Hunsden had expected me to take with calm his incorrect and offensive surmises, his bitter and haughty taunts; and himself was chafed by a laugh, scarce louder than a whisper.
Kory-Kory, who had been kneeling beside me, now chafed his limbs gently with the palms of his hands, while a young girl at his head kept fanning him, and I still continued to moisten his lips and brow.
The river again became rough and impetuous, and was chafed and broken by numerous rapids.
The logs swayed and chafed and groaned as fresh consignments from up-stream battered the now weakening dam.
After they had buoyed the cable - all around the Virgin is rocky bottom, and carelessness means chafed ground-tackle and danger from drifting - after they had buoyed the cable, their dories went forth to join the mob of boats anchored about a mile away.
There followed days and days of the cruel whip that hisses like the wind over ice, and his companions all bit him because he did not know his work, and the harness chafed him, and he was dot allowed to sleep with Kotuko any more, but had to take the coldest place in the passage.
Alfred Bonnycastle all winter indeed chafed a little at the definiteness of some of his wife's reserves; it struck him that for Washington their society was really a little too good.
I chafed her hands and gradually she revived, but to my disappointment she remembered nothing--except that something had crept up quietly from behind, and had gripped her round the throat.
Circumstances of an imperious nature, which it is unnecessary to relate here, had prevented him from taking service with that gallant army which had fought the disastrous campaigns ending with the fall of Corinth, and he chafed under the inglorious restraint, longing for the release of his energies, the larger life of the soldier, the opportunity for distinction.
Presently she came to the top of a hill, down the side of which there was a road so narrow that the cart wheels always chafed the trees on each side as they passed.
Troubles and other realities took on themselves a meta-physical impalpability, sinking to mere mental phenomena for serene contemplation, and no longer stood as pressing concretions which chafed body and soul.
I chafed at first, and then, under the hypnotising effect of routine, gradually began to find a grim satisfaction in the life.