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Past tense for to make a long, narrow superficial wound or mark on a surface, especially skin
“He has to wear tights on his legs and long sleeves on his arms on a hot Missouri day so he doesn't scratch himself.”
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Past tense for to scrape or wear away by friction
“I washed my car with the rough side of a Scotch-Brite scrub. I didn't realize it would scratch my car so badly!”
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Past tense for to tear or dig with the nails or claws
“The bizarre walking brain was making a feeble attempt to scratch at him with its claws but with no effect on the heavy armor.”
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Past tense for to cancel or strike out (writing) with a pen or pencil
“He decided to scratched the notes he had made and began to write new ones.”
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Past tense for to draw or scribble (something), especially aimlessly
“I plan to scratch up some notes and update the documents with them soon.”
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Past tense for to decide or announce that (a planned event) will not take place
“Under substantial pressure from her fan base, DiFranco decided to scratch the event altogether.”
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Past tense for to withdraw (someone) from a competition or group
“The team will scratch him from the lineup and allow him time to recover from his injury.”
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Past tense for to make (a groove, hole, or indentation) with, or as if with, a gouge
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Past tense for to make an impression into, especially a surface
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Past tense for to bring or come to an end, typically in an abrupt fashion
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Past tense for scratch or grope around with one's fingers to find, collect, or hold on to something
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Past tense for inflict a wound on
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(of writing) Past tense for to erase or strike out
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Past tense for withdraw
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Past tense for slam
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Past tense for to make rough or coarse
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Past tense for to give an appearance of age to, especially a new object
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Past tense for make legally null and void
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Past tense for to rebuff, ignore, or spurn (someone) disdainfully
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Past tense for to reach inside a receptacle and search for something
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Past tense for to spoil or be the one bad feature of
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Past tense for to cause (someone) amusement or pleasure
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Past tense for touch roughly
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Past tense for to obtain with difficulty or effort, especially one's livelihood
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Past tense for to allow to be used by someone temporarily, on condition that it or its equivalent will be returned
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Past tense for to take the life of
Adjective
Flawed, broken, or sustaining some form of damage
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Having faults or errors
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Carved
Adjective
Having a surface marked by pits
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Chafed or bruised, especially of skin
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Having been written in a rapid and sloppy manner
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