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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
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say scratching in sign language?

  1. scratching

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How to use scratching in a sentence?

  1. Simon Morris:

    You may have to take another 25% to create the right societal engagements and environmental designs, so will investors accept lower returns? I think it's probably causing a bit of head scratching around the industry in this tug-of-war of priorities.

  2. John Zimmer:

    We're just scratching the surface of the possibilities of bikes and other electric vehicles that are small, the mold of a car looking like a car or needing to be the way it is I think is going to change dramatically.

  3. Jean Baudrillard:

    Man has lost the basic skill of the ape, the ability to scratch its back. Which gave it extraordinary independence, and the liberty to associate for reasons other than the need for mutual back-scratching.

  4. Matt Brabants:

    For us it's about trying to find out how to create more fans of basketball. ... we want to figure out how to get more kids dribbling a basketball, the opportunity is immense and we are just scratching the surface.

  5. Susan Lerner:

    The public does not view this as business as usual, this jury is saying that self-dealing and back-scratching is not an acceptable way for a public servant to behave.


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