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synonyms for scratch the surface

  • gather
  • interpret
  • know
  • learn
  • refer to
  • scan
  • see
  • study
  • translate
  • view
  • apprehend
  • comprehend
  • construe
  • decipher
  • discover
  • glance
  • perceive
  • peruse
  • skim
  • unravel
  • bury oneself in
  • dip into
  • flip through
  • go over
  • go through
  • leaf through
  • make out
  • pore over

antonyms for scratch the surface

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  • forget
  • ignore
  • misinterpret
  • misunderstand
  • neglect
  • overlook
  • lose
  • miss
  • write
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How to use scratch the surface in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
First a shower of shells dropping all along the lower ridges and out over the surface of the Bay.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
But the Mexican caballeros had no notion of coming up to the scratch a third time.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Some of those halls that Mr. Meadow Mouse mentioned ran right out beneath the surface of the garden.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
It depends upon the fact that bile acids lower surface tension.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
She did shout for joy, as with a sweeping stroke or two she lifted her body to the surface of the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Its vitals were going—were gone, before the smallest indications of mischief appeared upon the surface.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Of late, however, it has acquired a far greater interest through the discovery of coal underneath its surface.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SCRATCH THE SURFACE

  • apprehend
  • bury oneself in
  • comprehend
  • construe
  • decipher
  • dip into
  • discover
  • flip through
  • gather
  • glance
  • go over
  • go through
  • interpret
  • know
  • leaf through
  • learn
  • make out
  • perceive
  • peruse
  • pore over
  • refer to
  • scan
  • scratch the surface
  • see
  • skim
  • study
  • translate
  • unravel
  • view
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.