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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Wash and blast your hair dry and then scrape back into a high ponytail.
It now seems unlikely that Phixx will manage to scrape back into the Top 20, although the correct-length CD, a red disc which has Chris in a red jacket on the cover, is readily available.
Shares in the US managed to scrape back from their huge losses after the London market finished trading on Friday.
Scrape back the hair, add a cheap top and a factory-issue pinny and she's Bev, a packer at Mackintosh Textiles, a single mum with little money and no man, whose only son is out in Kosovo in the army.
Scrape back one inch of material to reveal a dense surface.