III. WORDS RELATING TO MATTER

II. INORGANIC MATTER

1. Solid Matter
Friction.

[Nouns] friction, attrition; rubbing; confrication, detrition, contrition, affriction, abrasion, arrosion, limature, frication, rub; elbow grease; rosin; massage; roughness [more].

[Verbs] rub, scratch, scrape, scrub, slide, fray, rasp, graze, curry, scour, polish, rub out, wear down, gnaw; file, grind (reduce to powder) [more].

set one's teeth on edge; rosin.

[Adjectives] anatriptic; attrite.

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