Antonyms for stropping

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This must be removed by stropping on both sides alternately.

Hinton was stropping the vicar's razor with vigour and skill.

We venture to assert, however, that honing a razor is at least as easy as stropping it.

When it is required you will become aware of it, from the fact that stropping will not sharpen it.

Again rotate, and continue the stropping until the razor is sharp.

This cannot be done by stropping, but is accomplished only by the process known as honing.

Arthur, who was stropping a razor and whistling tunelessly, raised his eyebrows.

They soon lose their edge, and no amount of stropping will restore it.

I suppose a fellow proposing to cut his throat would experience a sort of relief while occupied in stropping his razor carefully.

I even hummed the tune as I listened and kept the measure with stropping my blade.