Synonyms for scratching

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At about noon we found some water in a gully by scratching a hole, but it was quite salt.

"I know not about that," said the big archer, scratching his head in perplexity.

We're all like a lot of hens in a backyard, scratching so many hours a day.

"There is one other lodging," answered the headborough, scratching his head.

Then Tom took an attitude and let on to be studying with all his might, and scratching his head.

As he stood before the fire, he heard a sort of scratching sound.

Excuse me for scratching out inasmuch, I should have said nevertheless.

It was scratching at the front dawer afore I was up this morning.

It was scratching at the staircase door, and I thought it must have followed you.

"Both," said Black Tom, scratching his big head, as bald as a bladder.

RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR SCRATCHING

abrasion

nounscraping or wearing down by friction

abrasions

nounscraping or wearing down by friction

abrasive

adjectivescraping or wearing
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