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Word: abrasive

Definition: rubbing away; tending to grind down


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::: rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
::: astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
::: iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
::: temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
::: irascible - irritable; easily angered
::: subaltern - subordinate
::: idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
::: staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
::: Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus