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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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Luton soared into a 3-0 lead after just 23 minutes, but Darrell Clark and Paul Robinson scraped back two for Hartlepool .
The beautiful actress, who was voted Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive, was dressed down in tracksuit bottoms with her hair scraped back in a bun.
The Hawaiian beauty completed her look with a pair of lace-up ankle boots, flawless make-up and hair scraped back off her face.
Dressed in a black blouse and black trousers with her blonde hair scraped back, Smith spoke only to confirm her name and respond to the six charges.
female: 60yrs - 65yrs, old face with very wrinkled, sun damaged skin, dark hair with grey strands scraped back into a bun.
When I am a soldier I have my hair scraped back and no make-up.
She had her hair scraped back at the sides with a side ponytail with a high quiff at the front.
Wearing a black tracksuit and with her hair scraped back, Wayne Rooney's fiancee was spotted laden with bags of posh treats outside her local branch in Wilmslow, Cheshire.
With red hair extensions scraped back across her head and drinking through a straw from a fast-food outlet cup, the 49-year-old mum of three looked nothing like a leading lady.
Ashley lowered his book and looked across at the girl who had noisily scraped back her chair and was staring behind her with an uncharacteristic look of venom on her face.
This is not on the same scale by any stretch of the imagination but I was in the steam room at my gym during my week off, no make-up, hair scraped back and generally not looking very glam.
Russell Goodway was a relieved man as he scraped back into Ely, but that will have been tempered by the loss of so many close allies, and, it appears, Labour's mandate to lead the council.
Few of the well-heeled shoppers who wandered by on Monday recognised the ex-wife of Oasis singer Liam Gallagher with her hair scraped back and clad in old jeans and baggy top.
The "weluited" woman lawyer wears her hair scraped back, with large pearl earrings and a slash of red lipstick.
She was wearing the same clothes as the day before and had her hair scraped back.