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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A substance that wears down; adj. - Sharply disagreeable; Causing scrapes from friction.

Usage examples (35)
  • The scolding voice is her own, so abrasive and quick, yet so powerless to move her.
  • She is trying hard not to be negative, although her supporters remain abrasive and insulting.
  • Ash can also cause long-term abrasive damage to planes that could lead to later disasters if not dealt with.
  • Mark Cuban has been called abrasive, brash, egotistical and more. for more
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