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  • nounbad or embarrassing situation
  • verbscratch, remove outer layer
  • verbbe very frugal

synonyms for scrape

  • corner
  • difficulty
  • dilemma
  • discomfiture
  • distress
  • embarrassment
  • fix
  • hole
  • jam
  • mess
  • pickle
  • plight
  • predicament
  • trouble
  • awkward situation
  • tight spot
See also synonyms for: scraping
  • rub
  • shave
  • clean
  • grind
  • chafe
  • pare
  • peel
  • scuff
  • thin
  • bray
  • irritate
  • squeak
  • graze
  • erase
  • scour
  • file
  • skin
  • grate
  • bark
  • rasp
  • abrade
  • triturate
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antonyms for scrape

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  • advantage
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • boon
  • comfort
  • contentment
  • ease
  • good fortune
  • happiness
  • miracle
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • solution
  • resolution
  • waste
  • spend
  • please
  • cover
  • make happy
  • squander
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How to use scrape in a sentence

A case with a raised edge around the screen can provide a handy bumper that surrounds the display and protects it from small bumps, scrapes, and accidental trips to the floor.
THE BEST APPLE WATCH CASE TO PROTECT THE COMPUTER ON YOUR WRISTSTAN HORACZEKAUGUST 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
After spending weeks on a Conservation Corps in the Arizona desert last fall, my work pants reeked of urine and my legs suffered dozens of scrapes from trying to find a secluded spot to squat in thorny Devils Claw.
TESTED: PANTS YOU CAN PEE INCLAIRE BARBERJUNE 24, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
There might some scrapes on it, but unless it gets run over by a car, it really shouldn’t crack or anything.
A COLLEGE PITCHER IS TRYING TO TURN THE THEFT OF HIS PROSTHETIC ARM INTO A CHARITY DRIVECINDY BORENMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Compean, who sustained just a few minor cuts and scrapes, yelled repeatedly to no one in particular.
A HIKER WAS LOST AND DESPERATE. A STRANGER WITH AN UNUSUAL HOBBY SAVED HIM.SYDNEY PAGEAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You remember it when you park or whenever another car gets a little too close in traffic, given the pricey consequences of a scratch or scrape.
THE ROLLS-ROYCE GHOST: A MAGIC CARPET RIDE THAT COSTS AS MUCH AS A HOUSEJONATHAN M. GITLINAPRIL 12, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Other GHN finds included hundreds of stone tools, prepared rock chunks from which tools were struck and a piece of red pigment bearing scrape marks.
STONE AGE CULTURE BLOOMED INLAND, NOT JUST ALONG AFRICA’S COASTSBRUCE BOWERMARCH 31, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
They actually look better after some scrapes, spills, and miles.
WHY BLUNDSTONES ARE A GREAT GIFT FOR ANYONE THIS YEARJAKOB SCHILLERNOVEMBER 10, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
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WORDS RELATED TO SCRAPE

  • chafe
  • injury
  • scrape
  • scratch
  • scuff
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.