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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Anger produced by some annoying irritation; Soreness and warmth caused by friction v. - Warm by rubbing, as with the hands; Tear or wear off the skin or make sore by abrading.

Usage examples (36)
  • He had a nasty chafe on his knee
  • No chafe is falling from our plane.
  • The chafe is not blotting out the radar rays.
  • Was Bertram already beginning to "chafe" under these new bonds that held him? for more
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