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adjective as in engraved

adjective as in raw

adjective as in scrawled

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In the Peach State, Michelle Nunn, the daughter of former Senator Sam Nunn, appears to have scratched out a tentative lead.

I had to send it to the federal treasury because someone yo-yo scratched out their name on it.

Gambia was to be the 71st  nation this year, but, like Zimbabwe another year, it scratched just before the event.

They scratched “restaurant”—Tony saw it on the window all day, he might know it.

“The groundhog came out today, laughed, and scratched ‘See Real Life’ in the dirt,” he says.

He scratched his head in vexation, sat down, and as he did so, saw that his coat hung also upon the chair.

Punch scratched himself in his sleep, and Judy moaned a little.

He scratched his head, scrutinized the article he had been perusing, and took a graceful survey of the paper.

Gwynne scratched a match several times before he succeeded in getting a light.

Jim glanced at his girl, scratched the back of his suntanned neck, and felt in his pocket.


On this page you'll find 95 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scratched, such as: decorated, embossed, minted, chased, etched, and furrowed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.