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synonyms for rubbings

  • beating
  • manipulation
  • rubbing
  • stroking
  • back rub
  • chirapsia
  • rolfing
  • rubbing-down
  • erosion
  • attenuation
  • debilitation
  • grinding
  • abrasion
  • wear
  • depreciation
  • disintegration
  • rubbing
  • thinning
  • weakening
  • scratching
  • erosion
  • grating
  • rubbing
  • chafing
  • abrading
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How to use rubbings in a sentence

It had been reduced by ruthless rubbings to a mere shadow, but the beauty was ineffaceable: hanging—how well remembered!
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
Even if his own inward strength does not throw it off, the rubbings of the world generally smooth it down.
IDLE THOUGHTS OF AN IDLE FELLOWJEROME K. JEROME
These rubbings bring off merely the dead outer surface of the cuticle which should be out of the way because no longer useful.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. V, NO. 3, MARCH 1899VARIOUS
I bought of the priest for a dollar a bundle of really fine rubbings of these engravings.
A WAYFARER IN CHINAELIZABETH KENDALL
He journeyed from one cathedral city to another, asking erudite questions, making rubbings of brasses, and always haunted.
HERE AND HEREAFTERBARRY PAIN
Rubbings may be given dry or with water, alcohol, aromatic creams or ointments.
MONTESSORI ELEMENTARY MATERIALSMARIA MONTESSORI
Dry rubbings should be made with a piece of flannel and continued until the skin reddens.
MONTESSORI ELEMENTARY MATERIALSMARIA MONTESSORI
(d) To the joints (rubbings with aromatic creams and with alcohol are very effective).
MONTESSORI ELEMENTARY MATERIALSMARIA MONTESSORI
I have to thank Mr. W. M. Egglestone, of Stanhope, for information and for rubbings of the stamps.
ROMAN BRITAIN IN 1914F. HAVERFIELD
The large demand that there is in China for rubbings of ancient inscriptions is very remarkable.
INTIMATE CHINAMRS. ARCHIBALD LITTLE
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