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chafing

see definition of chafing
  • verbrub, grind against
  • verbannoy
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Synonyms for chafing

verb rub, grind against
  • irritate
  • abrade
  • bark
  • corrode
  • damage
  • erode
  • excoriate
  • gall
  • grate
  • graze
  • hurt
  • impair
  • inflame
  • peel
  • ruffle
  • scrape
  • scratch
  • skin
  • wear

Antonyms for chafing

  • aid
  • assist
  • build
  • calm
  • cheer
  • cover
  • fix
  • heal
  • help
  • make happy
  • mend
  • placate
  • please
  • rebuild
  • smooth
  • soothe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to chafing

abrasion

noun. scraping or wearing down by friction
  • abrading
  • chafing
  • erosion
  • grating
  • rubbing
  • scratching
  • scuffing

abrasions

noun. scraping or wearing down by friction

friction

noun. rubbing

impatient

adjective. unable, unwilling to wait

unforbearing

adjective. impatient
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.