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abrades
verb
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How to pronounce abrades:

Definition of abrades:

abrades (verb):
to wear down or away
to rub or wear away especially by friction erode

Synonyms for abrades:

bites
chafes
erase
erases
erode
erodes
file
frays
frets
graze
grind
reduces
rub off
rubs
scour
scrape
scrape away
scrape out
scrapes
scratch
scuff
sharpens
shaves
skin
wear away
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Antonyms for abrades:

makes happy
pleases
rebuilds
smooths
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