Definition of Abrasively

1. Adverb. In an abrasive manner; in a rude and unkind manner; acting in a way that may hurt other people's feelings. ¹



2. Adverb. Hardly; roughly; in a rough manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abrasively

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abrasively

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abrasively (current term)
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abrazo
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Literary usage of Abrasively

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1881)
"... the diamond drill (which see) abrasively. Rocker. A short trough in which auriferous sands are agitated by oscillation, in water, to collect their gold. ..."

2. Affordable Housing Through Historic Preservation: A Case Study Guide to by Susan M. Escherich, William F. Delvac, Bridget Hartman (1995)
"The exterior of the masonry building was cleaned non- abrasively and repointed as necessary. A secondary cornice that had been removed previous to ..."

3. Inventors at Work, with Chapters on Discovery by George Iles (1906)
"... panel, or Old and New table-top, but a carving or a statue. Surfaces are smoothed with a rasp, a file, a plane; sand is rubbed on abrasively, ..."

4. Inventors at Work: With Chapters on Discovery by George Iles (1906)
"Surfaces is rubbed on abrasively, or falls from a height, or is forcibly blown with a blast of steam or air. Emery either spread on paper, or glued upon a ..."

5. Landmine Monitor Report 2002: Toward a Mine-free World by International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2002)
"They were abrasively used during the Lebanese war with no control."3 Lebanon did not attend the Second Meeting of States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty in ..."

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