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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

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How to use scratching in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Claire Carmalt:

    I think the improvement is the fact that we get this very resistant coating, so generally these superhydrophobic coatings are very mechanically weak, so can be easily rubbed off over time, whereas by applying this spray adhesive we've managed to get very resistant coatings that are resistant to, as I say, rubbing or scratching and with sandpaper and so on.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Most of the praising especially at the topmost level are like scratching each other's back only.

  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. Hunter Handsfield:

    Even the most sophisticated expert clinicians end up scratching their heads about the cause of 20 % or 30 % of women's vaginal discharge.

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