chafed

  • 1Chafed — Chafe Chafe (ch[=a]f), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chafed} (ch[=a]ft); p pr. & vb. n. {Chafing}.] [OE. chaufen to warm, OF. chaufer, F. chauffer, fr. L. calefacere, calfacere, to make warm; calere to be warm + facere to make. See {Caldron}.] 1. To… …

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  • 2chafed — tʃeɪf n. irritation; friction, rubbing; soreness caused by rubbing v. rub against; make sore by rubbing; warm by rubbing; irritate …

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  • 3chafed — adjective painful from having the skin abraded • Syn: ↑galled • Similar to: ↑painful …

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  • 4Chafed Elbows — is a 1966 film directed by Robert Downey, Sr. A manic comic parody[1] made for $12,000,[2] Chafed Elbows was a commercial success[3] that raised the flag of the underground film scene and elevated the good cause of bad taste. Downey photographed… …

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  • 5over-chafed — see over 27 b …

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  • 6chafe — /chayf/, v., chafed, chafing, n. v.t. 1. to wear or abrade by rubbing: He chafed his shoes on the rocks. 2. to make sore by rubbing: Her collar chafed her neck. 3. to irritate; annoy: The dripping of the faucet chafed her nerves. 4. to warm by… …

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  • 7chafe — [[t]tʃe͟ɪf[/t]] chafes, chafing, chafed 1) V ERG If your skin chafes or is chafed by something, it becomes sore as a result of something rubbing against it. [V n] The shorts were chafing my thighs, as was the T shirt my arms... [V n] She turned… …

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  • 8Chafe — (ch[=a]f), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chafed} (ch[=a]ft); p pr. & vb. n. {Chafing}.] [OE. chaufen to warm, OF. chaufer, F. chauffer, fr. L. calefacere, calfacere, to make warm; calere to be warm + facere to make. See {Caldron}.] 1. To excite heat in by …

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  • 9Chafing — Chafe Chafe (ch[=a]f), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chafed} (ch[=a]ft); p pr. & vb. n. {Chafing}.] [OE. chaufen to warm, OF. chaufer, F. chauffer, fr. L. calefacere, calfacere, to make warm; calere to be warm + facere to make. See {Caldron}.] 1. To… …

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  • 10Robert Downey Sr. — Robert Downey, Sr. est un réalisateur, acteur, scénariste, producteur, directeur de la photographie et monteur américain né en 1937. Il est surtout connu en tant que réalisateur et scénariste du long métrage Putney Swope. Il est le père de Robert …

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  • 11chafe — verb 1) the collar chafed his neck Syn: abrade, graze, rub against, gall, scrape, scratch; Medicine excoriate 2) material chafed by the rock Syn: wear away/down, erode, abrade, scour, scrape away …

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  • 12chafe — [[t]tʃeɪf[/t]] v. chafed, chaf•ing, n. 1) to wear away by rubbing; abrade 2) to make sore by rubbing 3) to irritate; annoy 4) to warm by rubbing: to chafe cold hands[/ex] 5) to rub with frictional force: The horse chafed against his stall[/ex] 6) …

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  • 13chafe — I. verb (chafed; chafing) Etymology: Middle English chaufen to warm, from Anglo French chaufer, from Vulgar Latin *calfare, alteration of Latin calefacere, from calēre to be warm + facere to make more at lee, do Date: 14th century transitive verb …

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  • 14The Witches (book) — infobox Book | name = The Witches title orig = The Witches translator = image caption = author = Roald Dahl illustrator = Quentin Blake cover artist = country = England language = English series = genre = Children s publisher = Sean Wally pub… …

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  • 15India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 16raw — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. crude; unprepared, uncooked; undisciplined, unexperienced; skinned, scraped, abraded; bleak, piercing; harsh; naked; untrained; unpolished, boorish. See cold, unskillfulness, newness, unpreparedness …

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  • 17abrade — abrade, excoriate, chafe, fret, gall mean to affect a surface by rubbing, scraping, or wearing away. Abrade usually implies rubbing or scraping by something hard or harsh: when the surface rubbed or scraped is soft, injury results, but when it… …

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  • 18chafe — UK [tʃeɪf] / US verb Word forms chafe : present tense I/you/we/they chafe he/she/it chafes present participle chafing past tense chafed past participle chafed 1) [intransitive] to feel annoyed and impatient about something that stops you doing… …

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  • 19saddle sore — noun 1. an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill fitting or badly adjusted saddle • Syn: ↑gall • Derivationally related forms: ↑gall (for: ↑gall) • Hypernyms: ↑animal disease …

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  • 20Expire — Ex*pire , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Expired}; p. pr & vb. n. {Expiring}.] [L. expirare, exspirare, expiratum, exspiratum; ex out + spirare to breathe: cf. F. expirer. See {Spirit}.] 1. To breathe out; to emit from the lungs; to throw out from the… …

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