verb (used with or without object), a·brad·ed, a·brad·ing.
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Origin of abrade
OTHER WORDS FROM abradea·brad·a·ble, adjectivea·brad·er, nounun·a·brad·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for abraded
No purpose would be served here by recording how much paint has been abraded in one corner, how much added in another.The Later works of Titian|Claude Phillips
The torn and abraded hill-sides have lost their harsh outlines, and a veil of kindly mantling green has spread itself over all.Poachers and Poaching|John Watson
The ragged seams in gulch and canyon lost their harsh outlines, a thin green mantle faintly clothed the torn and abraded hillside.On the Frontier|Bret Harte
Here and there, where the bark had cracked or been abraded, hard-skinned blisters had exuded.The Silent Places|Steward Edward White
The only organic remains and impressions are drift-specimens, which have been driven about by the waves, and are abraded.