What is the opposite of scrape?

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Opposite of to remove or wear away by friction
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Opposite of to make sore by rubbing
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Opposite of to damage, erode, or destroy by friction or use
“A good wax will easily last eight to ten months on a car that will protect the paint from external elements like scratches, dust, and contaminants.”
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Opposite of to smooth or level out by rubbing or applying friction
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Opposite of to scrape or wear away by friction
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Opposite of to make (a groove, hole, or indentation) with, or as if with, a gouge
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Opposite of to make a long, narrow superficial wound or mark on a surface, especially skin
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Opposite of to make an impression into, especially a surface
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Opposite of touch or scrape lightly in passing
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Opposite of to brush off or away, typically dirt or litter
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Opposite of to live in a frugal way
Noun
Opposite of an embarrassing or difficult predicament
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Opposite of a fight, especially a fistfight without weapons
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Opposite of a mark made by scratching
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Opposite of an undertaking which goes against convention
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Opposite of a small cut or notch
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Opposite of a difficult or awkward situation from which it is hard to extricate oneself
“In this gig, I have had the good fortune of visiting many television studios over the years.”
Noun
Opposite of something that needs to be resolved
“It's an inescapable truth that these problems have no easy solution.”
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Opposite of a notch or line cut or scratched into a surface
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Opposite of a physical injury
“A book on eating yourself toward healthiness and away from heart disease sits brightly between two much thicker books on cocktail recipes and party snacks.”
Noun
Opposite of an unpleasant situation, usually where difficult choices have to be made
“Ian sees this as a win-win situation, creating jobs on one hand, and preserving culture on the other.”
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