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scraping

see definition of scraping
  • verbscratch, remove outer layer
  • verbbe very frugal
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Synonyms for scraping

verb scratch, remove outer layer
  • clean
  • grind
  • rub
  • shave
  • abrade
  • bark
  • bray
  • chafe
  • erase
  • file
  • grate
  • graze
  • irritate
  • pare
  • peel
  • rasp
  • scour
  • scuff
  • skin
  • squeak
  • thin
  • triturate

Antonyms for scraping

  • cover
  • make happy
  • please
  • smoothe
  • spend
  • squander
  • waste
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to scraping

fawning

adjective. deferential, groveling
  • abject
  • adulatory
  • bootlicking
  • bowing
  • brownnosing
  • compliant
  • cowering
  • crawling
  • cringing
  • flattering
  • humble
  • ingratiating
  • kowtowing
  • mealy-mouthed
  • obsequious
  • parasitic
  • prostrate
  • scraping
  • servile
  • slavish
  • sniveling
  • spineless
  • submissive
  • subservient
  • sycophant
  • sycophantic
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.