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Synonyms for abrasive
əˈbreɪ sɪv, -zɪvabra·sive

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  1. abrasive, abradant, abrasive materialadjective

    a substance that abrades or wears down

    abrasive material, abrader, abradant

    agreeable, smooth

  2. abrasive, scratchyadjective

    causing abrasion

    fractious, pettish, rough, peckish, petulant, uneven, peevish, gravelly, tetchy, irritable, harsh, scratchy, grating, techy, nettlesome, cranky, raspy, spotty, testy, rasping

    agreeable, smooth

  3. harsh, abrasiveadjective

    sharply disagreeable; rigorous

    "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"

    rough, coarse, scratchy, harsh

    agreeable, smooth

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  1. Kelly Johnson-Arbor:

    Any of the currently available products can be hazardous to children, disinfectants generally have similar compositions. They're generally made up of bleaches, ammonium compounds, alcohols, abrasive agents — all of those things are potentially toxic.

  2. Bridget Marquardt:

    Hef would be pretty abrasive in the way The Girls said things to Holly Madison, it was very frustrating to live with every day, all of the drama that was going on and the tensions.

  3. Akilah Ensley:

    Some of them were nice, and some were rather abrasive.

  4. Nicki Minaj:

    Maybe some people would describe me as abrasive or bitchy or whatever because I vowed from that age no man would ever abuse me, call me out my name or treat me like that, then all of a sudden that was my life.

  5. Chris Widga:

    They evolved to basically take advantage of a grazing niche, eating a lot of abrasive vegetation like grasses.

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