What is another word for abrasive?

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Adjective
Scraping or wearing
“Nonetheless, it is prudent to make sure your boot pivot sockets are clean of grit, since heavy use combined with abrasive material could accelerate wear.”
Adjective
Causing annoyance, anger or frustration
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Rude and unpleasant in manner
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“She was unrepentant about her abrasive remarks.”
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Rather rude, curt or abrupt in speech or manner
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Adjective
Of or pertaining to the act or sound of grinding
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(of a surface) Not smooth
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Containing or covered with grit
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Sounding harsh, grating or unpleasant
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Negative and unhelpful
Noun
A substance used for cleaning, smoothing, or polishing
“Avoid abrasives, which can damage the tiles.”
Noun
Something that cleanses, such as a detergent
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