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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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So we scraped them, and that was harder work than peeling.
Again the footmen rushed about, chairs scraped, and in the same order in which they had entered but with redder faces, the guests returned to the drawing room and to the count's study.
cause Dora fell down the outside cellar steps, heels over head, and scraped all the skin off her nose, and -- "
The poor horses, tortured almost to death, suffered most from this truly Egyptian plague; the flies alighted upon them in large disgusting swarms; and if the coachman got down and scraped them off, hardly a minute elapsed before they were there again.
With swiftness and dexterity he scraped his face clean of lather.
I want to see my sister, that you keep cooped up here, poisoning her mind with your sly secrets and pretending an affection for her that you may work her to death, and add a few scraped shillings every week to the money you can hardly count.
HRS has launched a new scraped surface heat exchanger to the market called the HRS-Rotex.
Therefore, research on automatic quality inspection of scraped surface is an important way to improve the quality and efficiency of the scraping.
I didn't realise that a car had hit mine, scraped all along the side and broken the side mirror and just carried on driving.
The large amount of scraped surface area inside of the reactor and its variable speed scraped capability make this unit extremely versatile for complex and delicate products.
I planned to scrape from the top of the antenna, while AN Garcia scraped from the bottom.
Even with the gentlest of cleaning, the non-stick came away and we were back to scraped bacon.
A survey of deep waters in western Lake Superior reveals the tracks left when massive icebergs scraped the lakebed during the last ice age.
A lighter palette of scraped greenish grays provides the backdrop for a deconstructed image of a flower in a vase.
As the flux covers the top of the melt, a portion of it is scraped open to allow a rotary impeller to be placed in the melt for degassing.