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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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Trendy black coat with funnel neck and buttons down the side, dark hair scraped back, Asian or eastern European looking.
The "weluited" woman lawyer wears her hair scraped back, with large pearl earrings and a slash of red lipstick.
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.
Both models looking stunning in the glamorous photos, Moss can be seen with her hair scraped back, with small curls falling down in front of her ears.
Alex Curran heading into Cavern Walks Cavern Hair Boutique with her hair scraped back but looking naturally gorgeous and slim and wearing sky- high Louboutins .
She was 5ft 4in tall and skinny and had her hair scraped back.
The scheming Ms Wormwood, played by Samantha Bond who is dressed in a sharp black suit, with her hair scraped back, looks like a force to be reckoned with.
But,having scraped back into the world's top 50, he's raring to go.
The BBC executives are probably praying there'll be lots of Strictly Ballroom-style cat fights where the professional dancers will start accusing Sweeney of nicking the hair gel which helps them to keep the hair scraped back off their foreheads.
Nat also swapped the harsh scraped back ponytail she wears in the show for a sexy, straighter hairstyle.
Staring moodily, the star flaunts tiny pins and has a gothic look with black nail varnish and scraped back hair.
Helen, who was dressed in tartan leggings and a leather jacket, with her hair scraped back and without smudge of make-up, managed to look beautiful as she entered Scott's brand new bat mobile-like Mercedes.
Her newlydyed red hair is scraped back to reveal a tanned face glowing without make-up.
She looked pretty, petite and tanned, fresh-faced, with no make up and hair scraped back off her face, wearing a cool floaty brown dress and gold flip-flops.
In their place are extra body padding, Granny glasses and hair scraped back from her forehead.
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