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abrasive

adjective
 
 
/əˈbreɪsɪv/
SUBSTANCE An abrasive substance is rough and can be used for rubbing surfaces, to make them clean or smooth.Rough, irregular and uneven
PERSON speaking or behaving in a rude and unpleasant way: an abrasive mannerBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendlyRude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
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