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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 for "scratching":

    scraping

How to pronounce scratching?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say scratching in sign language?

  1. scratching

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How to use scratching in a sentence?

  1. Romanian Proverb:

    Eating and scratching want but a beginning.

  2. John Stineman:

    He senses in the grassrooots -- and he's right -- that Trump is scratching an itch for a certain segment of the party.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. William Schaffner:

    It's no wonder that if you're not taught about these things in school, when you become a parent you're scratching your head.


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