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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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Chafe, who is finishing a biography of Bill and Hillary Clinton has said that where President Clinton "grew into an international role" in his second term, becoming obsessive about trying to win peace in the Middle East, Obama started his presidency with a strong international understanding, and added that because of his background, Obama will likely be even more pro-India than Clinton.
In order to follow him successfully through the meticulous detail of his presentation, one has to hear internally the passages reproduced from the original version, compare them to the corresponding passages in the final version, consider all the above in the light of the motivic and tonal structure of the whole opera and how both embody the drama, and then evaluate to what degree each version accords with the abstract and metaphysical Schopen-hauerian argument that Chafe is putting forward, both globally and locally.
Using this framework, which is very briefly and not adequately explained in the four-page introduction, Chafe sets out to demonstrate how these factors shaped the decisions and choices of the leaders under examination.
Then Chafe takes the lead, playing his electronic celletto in Gonzalo Biffarella's highly dramatic work, "Entre 2 Mundos" (2000).
Developed with the performance athlete in mind, ASICS' new Chafe Free[TM] gels and powder created using Aceba dry lubricant can reduce skin-to-skin and skin-to-clothing friction, helping improve performance and enhance the enjoyment of sport and physical activity.
Sometimes the fire sensing element lines, NSN 1680-00-895-9426 and NSN 1680-00-895-9427, chafe against the airframe surface.
June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's author Justin Chafe wants to show you a new way to look at a full moon in his book "Bunny Rabbit on the Moon.
Anne Carson's new translation -- friendly to a contemporary ear -- doesn't chafe against Sachs' mostly traditional production.
In Analyzing Bach Cantatas, Eric Chafe continues down the road he began in two of his previous books, Tonal Allegory in the Vocal Works of J.
They chafe at being lectured by bankers at vestry meetings.
Historian William Chafe identifies an anomaly in the development of the women's movement in the latter part of the twentieth century.
The workshops were developed by Joanne Chafe, Diane Dupras, Helene Leboeuf, and Jennifer Leddy.
Coppelius dances a spoof of the traditional Spanish pas de chafe, sporting boxer shorts with a shawl, while Franz does the Scottish fling with quotes from La Sylphide and Giselle.
Make sure you have everything you need to secure your boat, including extra lines, chafe protection, fenders, anchors, port plugs, duct tape and extra batteries.
Leadership Council Names Chris Chafe As Replacement