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abrasion
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as in: suffered an abrasion Define
area where the skin is torn or worn off or: erosion by friction
  • Back in his office, he wept; and when he finished weeping he washed the blood from his mouth and nose, scrubbed the dirt from the abrasions on his cheek and forehead, and summoned Sergeant Towser.

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  • Mild abrasions, such as a scraped knee, can be treated at home.
  • To treat a mild abrasion, start by cleaning it with soap and water and applying an antibiotic ointment.

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as in: suffered an abrasion Define
area where the skin is torn or worn off or: erosion by friction
as in: abrasion of the rubber Define
wear away by rubbing
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