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Synonyms for scratching

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching(noun)

    a harsh noise made by scraping

    "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"

    Synonyms:
    lolly, start, clams, cacography, scrawl, starting line, cabbage, wampum, lucre, boodle, mark, incision, gelt, scratch line, bread, scraping, slit, lettuce, prick, loot, sugar, chicken feed, scratch, simoleons, abrasion, pelf, dough, dinero, kale, scrape, excoriation, scar, scribble, dent, shekels, moolah

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    scraping

How to pronounce scratching?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say scratching in sign language?

  1. scratching

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How to use scratching in a sentence?

  1. John Philip Sousa IV:

    I had an email this morning from a volunteer ... saying, 'Gee, we love Dr. Carson, we hope he gets out and moves his support to a really, good honest, Christian conservative: Ted Cruz.' And I'm scratching my head and going, honest? How does that fit in there with what Cruz did to Carson? some people are so angry at Cruz they could spit nails. They wouldn't support him if he were the last guy on earth after what he did to us.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I think a lot of Trump voters will be waking up this morning and scratching their heads and saying, 'Where will it all end?' as a firm Trump supporter, I say, yes, the pictures were horrible, but I'm surprised.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Relationships are being made amongst people not on trust ,but on the worst practice of scratching each other back till both are getting their personal gains met.

  4. Police Department/FOX:

    I started scratching her face and everything and grabbed her blouse, and I held on real tight to her blouse and I wasn't going to let her go.

  5. Dan Herbert:

    The school called the police because they were required to make a report, they lied. They said this kid was biting, scratching, kicking other kids. It didn't happen.


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