abrasive Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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abrasiveadjective

 us   /əˈbreɪ·sɪv, -zɪv/

abrasive adjective (ROUGH)

having a rough surface that will rub off a thin layer of another surface: The paint comes off with an abrasive steel-wool pad.

abrasive adjective (UNPLEASANT)

rude and unkind: His abrasive style puts people off.
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