Through my reading adventures I come across words that I see often but never look up. Sometimes you think you know what a word means but do you really?
1a : to rub or wear away especially by friction : erodeb : to irritate or roughen by rubbing
Examples of abrade in a sentence
ropes abraded by the rocks were a huge danger to the climbers
the prisoner’s manacles abraded his wrists and ankles until they bled
Origin and Etymology of abrade
Latin abradere to scrape off, from ab- + radere to scrape — more at rodent
First Known Use