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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section II. Inorganic Matter
1. Solid Matter
 
331. Friction.
 
  
NOUN:FRICTION, attrition; rubbing &c. v.; attriteness, attritus, erasure; confrication [obs.], contrition [obs.]; affriction [obs.], abrasion, arrosion [obs.], limature [obs.], anatripsis, anatripsology, frication, rub; elbow grease [colloq.]; rosin; massage.
  MASSEUR (fem. masseuse) [F.], massagist, rubber.
  
VERB:RUB, abrade, scratch, scrape, scrub, fray, rasp, graze, curry, scour, polish, rub out, raze, erase, gnaw; file, grind &c. (reduce to powder) [See Pulverulence]; rosin; massage.
  set one’s teeth on edge.
  
ADJECTIVE:ABRASIVE, anatriptic; attrite [rare], attritive [obs.].
  
QUOTATION:Let the galled jade wince.—Hamlet

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