- 1. scraping, fragment
- usage: (usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected; "they collected blood scrapings for analysis"
- 2. scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching, noise
- usage: a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"
- 3. scrape, scraping, bow, bowing, obeisance
- usage: a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility); "all that bowing and scraping did not impress him"
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- 1. scrape, grate, rub
- usage: scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair"
- 2. scrape, make, create
- usage: make by scraping; "They scraped a letter into the stone"
- 3. scratch, scrape, scratch up, incise
- usage: cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
- 4. scrape, kowtow, genuflect, bow
- usage: bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
- 5. scrape, scrape up, scratch, come up, roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard
- usage: gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"
- 6. skin, scrape, injure, wound
- usage: bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"
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