scrape


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Synonyms for scrape

rake

clean

predicament

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scrape by

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scrape something together

scrape through

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  • get by
  • manage to live
  • just pass
  • just make it
  • have a close shave
  • pass by a narrow margin
  • narrowly achieve

Synonyms for scrape

to remove (an outer layer or adherent matter) by rubbing a surface with considerable pressure

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to bring or come into abrasive contact, often with a harsh grating sound

to be severely sparing in order to economize

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a harsh noise made by scraping

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an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility)

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an indication of damage

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scratch repeatedly

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make by scraping

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cut the surface of

bend the knees and bow in a servile manner

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gather (money or other resources) together over time

bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of

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References in classic literature ?
Then she was taken out, and had to scrape for four-and-twenty hours, but she could make no impression.
Now, I rather guess there is not another gentleman present who could scrape the lint so well as Squire Jones
Some gave me more than money--but I am a beggar now --and you women always had to get me out of my scrapes.
I only want to keep you out of a scrape, for Fan will be raging if you go.
Tom, still red with shame at being caught in such a scrape, left Fanny to her tears, and went manfully away to find the injured Polly, and confess his manifold transgressions.
The work of the form they could manage to get through pretty easily, keeping a good enough place to get their regular yearly remove; and not having much ambition beyond this, their whole superfluous steam was available for games and scrapes.
Such were the sort of scrapes they were always getting into; and so, partly by their own faults, partly from circumstances, partly from the faults of others, they found themselves outlaws, ticket-of-leave men, or what you will in that line--in short, dangerous parties--and lived the sort of hand-to-mouth, wild, reckless life which such parties generally have to put up with.
While they had been quite little boys, the scrapes they got into in the School hadn't much mattered to any one; but now they were in the upper school, all wrong-doers from which were sent up straight to the Doctor at once.
It happened just about the time at which we have now arrived, and was the first of a series of scrapes into which our hero managed now to tumble.
East wouldn't get into so many scrapes without him.
After a couple of scrapes, be looked at himself closely in the mirror, grinned, and went on shaving.
Rubs intrigue me more than scrapes, mainly because a buck of any size could make a big scrape, but it usually takes a mega-sized buck to make a mega-sized rub.
Be sure to scrape in all browned bits from bottom of pan.
New for 2011, Tink's introduces its Scrape Bomb Scrape Dripper.
Hang it in a tree where bucks would scrape and they will inspect and rub on it themselves.