Abrade

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Etymology

Latin abradere to scrape off, from ab- + radere to scrape

Definitions

transitive verb
  • 1 a : to rub or wear away especially by friction : erode
b : to irritate or roughen by rubbing
  • 2 : to wear down in spirit : irritate, weary
intransitive verb :
  • to undergo abrasion