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abrasion
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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as in: suffered an abrasion Define
area where the skin is torn or worn off or: erosion by friction
  • "It just won’t budge," Mrs. Weasley was saying anxiously, standing over Hermione with her wand in her hand and a copy of The Healer’s Helpmate open at "Bruises, Cuts, and Abrasions."

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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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