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Sample Sentences Using
abrasive -- as in: abrasive personality
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as in: abrasive personality Define
direct in a disagreeable, insensitive manner
  • She has an abrasive personality.
  • She laughed abrasively.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • Rather abrasively.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • "Why wasn’t the Agency informed of this tip you received seven months ago?" asked the CIA’s Knowlton abrasively.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity

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  • I want to be careful, that’s all," said Bourne abrasively.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
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as in: abrasive personality Define
direct in a disagreeable, insensitive manner
as in: rub with an abrasive Define
a substance that wears down another surface (abrades)
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