chafe


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Synonyms for chafe

be annoyed

Synonyms

  • be annoyed
  • rage
  • fume
  • be angry
  • fret
  • be offended
  • be irritated
  • be incensed
  • be impatient
  • be exasperated
  • be inflamed
  • be ruffled
  • be vexed
  • be narked

Synonyms for chafe

to make (the skin) raw by or as if by friction

to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

to worry over trifles

Synonyms for chafe

soreness and warmth caused by friction

become or make sore by or as if by rubbing

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tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading

cause friction

warm by rubbing, as with the hands

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Though Ruth Milkman argues that Chafe's thesis is controversial, she agrees with what she considers a "modest" version of Chafe's argument in her own analysis of World War II and women's work.
Following three introductory chapters, in which he lays out the theological and theoretical premises outlined above, Chafe puts his method to work, devoting all of chapter 4 to an analysis of Bach's Cantata 106, "Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit" ("Actus Tragicus").
Practitioners of integrated pest management will start with the least toxic methods to control the population, says Chafe.
I hate to say, 'It was me, not you'--that old breakup story--but it was true in this case." He felt that after helping Chafe get the libretto into shape, including two workshops, it was better to cut ties with the Ours project before he started any work as its stage director.
Obama wants to engage the rest of the world on its own terms, in a dialogue of respect," Chafe, a longtime American history professor at Duke University who is now vice provost for undergraduates at the school, added.
But a summary of a few of Chafe's philosophical and dramatic-interpretive points, and a few of his musical ones, will give a flavor of what is in store.
In true Chafe fashion, he kept a journal of life on board ship for the three-week journey.
Chafe examines the lives and careers of several of the most prominent political leaders of the past seventy-five years to disentangle the personal from the political and circumstantial.
I, too, chafe at restrictions that seem arbitrary, and I especially respect those who loved the sciences as much as the men of their times did.
"It is coated to prevent bacterial infection and we have tried to arrange the seams so that they don't chafe," Col Suchanek said.
This means that the cable could possibly chafe against the fuel injector causing a potentially dangerous short circuit.
Machinery exhibitors, who also chafe at the cost of shows, may be learning to use them more efficiently.
Ordinary human beings often chafe at the boundaries imposed on us.
Other clamps were attached to fluid lines in "butterfly" technique that could allow clamps to slip from their original positions and chafe the wires.