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synonyms for scuff

  • change
  • confuse
  • disarrange
  • disarray
  • discompose
  • dislocate
  • disorder
  • disorganize
  • disrupt
  • disturb
  • intermix
  • jumble
  • scuffle
  • shamble
  • shift
  • break the deck
  • change the order
  • mess up
See also synonyms for: scuffing
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antonyms for scuff

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  • arrange
  • calm
  • clear up
  • compose
  • neaten
  • order
  • organize
  • remain
  • soothe
  • systematize
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How to use scuff in a sentence

Their dents, scuffs and scratches appear like wrinkles in a well-done portrait, delicately drawn by time, evidence of wisdom and durability rather than decline.
D.C. IS A CITY OF GRAND MONUMENTS AND FEDERAL BUILDINGS. THESE PHOTOS CAPTURE THE OFTEN UNSEEN POETIC DETAILS.KELSEY ABLESJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It can stand up against most scuffs and bumps, but it’s not indestructible.
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An integrated, rubberized chainstay and down-tube protection were added to reduce potential damage in these usual spots, and a clear 3M strip keeps the upper down tube safe from tailgate scuffs.
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If it will make it easier for you to locate your footwear, keeps it safe from scuffs and damage, and is within your budget—and you don’t hate how it looks—then that’s the best one for you!
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Stretch gaiters stop the snow from sneaking in and reinforced scuff guards provide additional durability.
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There was a pause during which she continued to scuff the curbstone with her shoe, Jane likewise scuffing the fence-picket.
SEVENTEENBOOTH TARKINGTON
What joy it was to us to scuff through the painted fallen leaves and send them flying like showers of jewels before us!
MY WIFE AND IHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
And you could scuff when you walked and pile up fallen leaves from the grass and roll in them.
THIS CROWDED EARTHROBERT BLOCH
Rose heard her through, and then very kindly informed her that "she was a fool to care for such a rough-scuff."
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
They are like pebbles in our pathway; sometimes we never even see them, but carelessly scuff them aside as we walk.
JOYCE'S INVESTMENTSFANNIE E. NEWBERRY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SCUFF

  • chafe
  • erode
  • grate
  • rub
  • rub off
  • scuff
  • triturate
  • wear
  • wear down
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