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Verb
To scrape against a surface, usually noisily
“You can also grate the crumbs by hand using a cheese grater.”
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To have an irritating effect
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“Her voice is kind of strange actually, a nice sound but some notes grate on the nerves as she sings on about nothing but love and loss.”
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Make an unpleasant rasping sound
“The next morning, I woke as the door closed and the key grated once more.”
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To make a long, narrow superficial wound in the skin of
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Croak or growl
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A long, high-pitched cry or noise
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(of a donkey or mule) To utter a bray
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Touch roughly
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Hit with a loud noise
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Meet and come into violent conflict
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A horizontal metal grill through which water, ash, or small objects can fall, while larger objects cannot
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An act or sound of scraping
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An open hearth for holding a fire at the base of a chimney
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