chafe

  • 21 Chafe — Original name in latin Chafe Name in other language Chafe State code NG Continent/City Africa/Lagos longitude 11.95527 latitude 6.92232 altitude 568 Population 9367 Date 2012 02 02 …

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  • 22 chafe — [[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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  • 23 Chafé — Coordinates: 41°39′56″N 8°47′58″W / 41.66556°N 8.79944°W / 41.66556; 8.79944 Chafé (pronunciation: sha FEH) is small church village located near …

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  • 24 chafe —  , chaff  To chafe means to make sore or worn by rubbing (or, chaffinch / Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster figuratively, to annoy or irritate). To chaff means to tease goodnaturedly …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 25 chafe — [c]/tʃeɪf / (say chayf) verb (chafed, chafing) –verb (t) 1. to warm by rubbing. 2. to wear or abrade by rubbing. 3. to make sore by rubbing. 4. to irritate; annoy. 5. Obsolete to heat; make warm. –verb (i) 6. to rub; press with friction. 7. to… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 26 chafe — 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 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 27 chafe — 1. noun a) Heat excited by friction. b) Injury or wear caused by friction. 2. verb a) To excite heat in by friction; to rub in order to stimulate and make warm. Many local politicians chafed under the restrictions of Guided Democracy, [...] …

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  • 28 chafe — lunf. Agente de Policía (JAP), vigilante, pobre hombre encargado de conservar el orden y perseguir los lunfas (JAS.) …

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  • 29 chafe — Synonyms and related words: ablate, ablation, abrade, abrase, abrasion, abrasive, afflict, aggravate, agonize, ail, annoy, arouse, attrition, bark, be livid, be pissed, bite, blemish, bloody, bluster, boil, bother, break, bristle, browned off,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 30 chafe — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. abrade, wear, rub; vex, anger, annoy, eat. See friction, resentment, pain, discontent. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To rub] Syn. abrade, grate, scrape, massage; see rub 1 . 2. [To annoy] Syn. irritate,… …

    English dictionary for students

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

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 32 chafe — [tʃeɪf] verb 1》 make or become sore by rubbing.     ↘(of an object) rub abrasively against another. 2》 rub (a part of the body) to restore warmth or sensation. 3》 become impatient because of a restriction or inconvenience. noun 1》 wear or damage… …

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  • 33 chafe — I. v. a. 1. Rub, injure by rubbing, wear by rubbing. 2. Irritate, vex, annoy, fret, tease, gall, chagrin, provoke, ruffle, offend, nettle, incense, enrage, exasperate, anger, make angry. II. v. n. 1. Be rubbed, be worn by rubbing. 2. Rage, fret,… …

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  • 34 chafe — verb 1 (I, T) if a part of your body chafes or if something chafes it, it becomes sore because of something rubbing against it: Put a soft pad under the saddle to avoid chafing the horse s back. 2 (T) to rub part of your body to make it warm 3… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 35 chafe — 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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  • 36 chafe — v 1. warm up, heat up, rub together, kindle, inflame. 2. wear, wear down or away, wear out, fray, ravel, unravel, shred, wear to shreds or pieces, tatter, Inf. frazzle, erode, waste away; abrade, rub, fret, rasp, grate, scratch, scrape,… …

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  • 37 chafe — [tʃeɪf] verb [I/T] to rub the skin on a part of your body and make it sore …

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  • 38 chafe —   Maoa (from friction); uhu, uilani (rebel) …

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  • 39 chafe — v. & n. v. 1 tr. & intr. make or become sore or damaged by rubbing. 2 tr. rub (esp. the skin to restore warmth or sensation). 3 tr. & intr. make or become annoyed; fret (was chafed by the delay). n. 1 a an act of chafing. b a sore resulting from… …

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  • 40 Chafe, Nigeria — Chafe   LGA and town   …

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