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a·bra·sive

 (ə-brā′sĭv, -zĭv)
adj.
1. Causing abrasion: scratched the stovetop with an abrasive cleanser.
2. Harsh and rough in manner: an unpleasant, abrasive personality.
n.
A substance that abrades.

a·bra′sive·ly adv.
a·bra′sive·ness n.

abrasively

(əˈbreɪsɪvlɪ)
adv
in an abrupt manner
Translations

abrasively

[əˈbreɪsɪvlɪ] ADV [say, reply] → ásperamente, con tono áspero or desabrido

abrasively

adv sayscharf; criticizeharsch

abrasively

[əˈbreɪsɪvlɪ] adv (fig) → aspramente
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On the other hand, fiction and book reviews often had the effect of ameliorating this abrasively xenophobic content, as we discuss below, and the advertisements and outlooks on film also showcased different attitudes toward the region between the wars.
In the poems, surface trivialities glide abrasively against densely crystallized ideas, producing a kinetic friction.
Relating the stories of its writer-directors as they separately undergo Syria's civil war, "Silvered Water" is a scalding, abrasively provocative cinematic experience, punctuated by moments of great beauty.
Yepez deftly, often abrasively, administers a "hurricanic" critique of the aesthetics of empire that, as the book's translators (Jen Hofer, Christian Nagler, and Brian Whitener) claim, takes "the specific, technical language of the empire's memory machine and turn [s] it inside out, to turn it not against itself .
On behalf of her children whom she so abrasively exposed to her evil and violent life, we celebrate her passing from this earth and hope she lives in the after-life reliving each gesture of violence, cruelty, and shame that she delivered on her children.
The obituary opened with a harsh statement about the legacy of Marianne Theresa Johnson-Reddick: ''On behalf of her children who she abrasively exposed to her evil and violent life, we celebrate her passing from this earth and hope she lives in the after-life reliving each gesture of violence, cruelty and shame that she delivered on her children.
Mabor Achol likes to be acting abrasively which is abusive behaviour, insensitive to the needs of others, distant, aloof and arrogant.
9) So his present volume represents an implicit attempt to provide an ex post facto justification for the more moderate course he advocated under President Bush, as well as a clear suggestion that voices like his won the war even if they lost the internecine bureaucratic battles: counterterrorism law and policy not only positively evolved in the direction sought by moderate conservatives like Goldsmith who were abrasively pushed aside by their rivals, but President Obama has relied heavily on the Bush Administration's approach between 2006 and January 2009: "The bottom line is that it copied most of the Bush counterterrorism program as it stood in January 2009, expanded some of it, and narrowed a bit" (p.
Galaxy of the Lost," the lead single, combined a fantasia of baroque guitar, spiraling violin and sighing country slide with an almost abrasively up-close confessional on the perils of going out every night and drinking.
their own skin abrasively to get rid of dead skin cells, increase
27) Given that, as Sir John Davies abrasively observed, a significant proportion of spectators in the indoor theaters could be identified as "the clamorous frie of Innes of court"--and we should recall that Marston himself resided in the Middle Temple--this is perhaps not surprising.