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  • as inabrasive
  • as inabrasion

synonyms for scuffing

  • abrading
  • coarse
  • grinding
  • gritty
  • polishing
  • rough
  • scratching
  • erosive
  • sharpening
  • smoothing
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antonyms for scuffing

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  • fine
  • fine-grained
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    How to use scuffing in a sentence

    The alien was outlined there as he went out; then he himself was scuffing through sand close upon another death scene.
    STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
    Above the beating of the blood in his ears, Jones heard an irregular, insistent scuffing sound.
    AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
    Shrieks and scuffing acquainted those without that the journeymen were earning their hire.
    FOLLOWING THE EQUATOR, PART 6MARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
    When they came to a stop Ruth tumbled out first, then the Judge and his lady followed, scuffing along as best they could.
    THE HOUSE WITH SIXTY CLOSETSFRANK SAMUEL CHILD
    I got six huskies running loose outside, so if you hear 'em scuffing around you'll know it's not the wolves.
    NORTH OF FIFTY-THREEBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    The English genius makes the vitals plain by scuffing the technicalities away.
    THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. IIWILLIAM JAMES
    There was a pause during which she continued to scuff the curbstone with her shoe, Jane likewise scuffing the fence-picket.
    SEVENTEENBOOTH TARKINGTON
    The same slant-eyed men, in broken files, went scuffing over filthy stone, like wanderers lost in a tunnel.
    DRAGON'S BLOODHENRY MILNER RIDEOUT
    Here, louder, but confused with a gentle scuffing of feet, sounded the voices of the rival lodge.
    DRAGON'S BLOODHENRY MILNER RIDEOUT
    With her went the interval of peace; for past the well-curb came another figure, scuffing slowly toward the light.
    DRAGON'S BLOODHENRY MILNER RIDEOUT
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    WORDS RELATED TO SCUFFING

    • abrading
    • chafing
    • erosion
    • grating
    • rubbing
    • scratching
    • scuffing
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