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See definition of abrasions on Dictionary.com
  • nounscraped area
  • nounscraping or wearing down by friction

synonyms for abrasions

  • scrape
  • chafe
  • injury
  • scratch
  • scuff
  • scratching
  • erosion
  • grating
  • rubbing
  • chafing
  • abrading
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Cold cream is a useful local application to hard and dry parts of the skin, to abrasions and cracks.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
In the girl, the frequent repetition of this act had given rise to abrasions and local inflammations.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
When arising from rough friction or attrition, they are more commonly called abrasions.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
The cords in the room and the abrasions on my wrists confirmed my story.
THE WOMAN WHO VOWEDELLISON HARDING
It was a series of wild drops, of blood-curdling escapes, of slips and recoveries, of bruises and abrasions.
TENTING TO-NIGHTMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
A couple of abrasions, too, where those geeks grabbed you; they have hides like sandpaper.
ULLER UPRISINGHENRY BEAM PIPER, JOHN D. CLARK AND JOHN F. CARR
Depression of the vital forces and local abrasions are predisposing factors.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
These waters are chiefly useful in throat and lung diseases, though the baths are healing for abrasions and wounds.
A MIDSUMMER DRIVE THROUGH THE PYRENEESEDWIN ASA DIX
The wish to spare clothes or avoid abrasions of the skin here vanished, and for dear life I grappled with the rock.
HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
Beyond the dressings applied to a few abrasions he bore no signs of his recent battle.
THE MAN IN THE TWILIGHTRIDGWELL CULLUM
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