Nouns (40)

n. (golf) a handicap of zero strokes; "a golfer who plays at scratch should be able to achieve par on a course"
cacography, scrawl, scratch, scribble
n. poor handwriting
scratching, scratch, scraping, scrape
n. a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"
n. a competitor who has withdrawn from competition
scratch line, starting line, scratch, start
n. a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
excoriation, scrape, scratch, abrasion
n. an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
n. a shot resulting in a penalty
n. a score of zero
n. a batted ball, usually poorly hit

Verbs (20)

scratch, chafe, fret, fray, rub
v. cause friction; "my sweater scratches"
scratch up, scrape, scratch
v. cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
come up, scrape up, scratch, scrape
v. gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"
itch, scratch, rub
v. scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; "Don't scratch your insect bites!"
call off, scrub, scratch, cancel
v. postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled; "Call off the engagement"; "cancel the dinner party"; "we had to scrub our vacation plans"; "scratch that meeting--the chair is ill"
v. to make a shot that results in a penalty

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Fuzzynyms (33)

splodge, splotch, blotch
n. an irregularly shaped spot
n. an open skin infection
trauma, harm, hurt, injury
n. any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
n. any break in the skin or an organ caused by violence or surgical incision
cicatrice, cicatrix, scar
n. a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
ignominy, disgrace, shame
n. a state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"
taint, contamination
n. the state of being contaminated
take away, remove
v. get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"
pare, peel, skin
v. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
nock, mark, score
v. make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"
grate, scrape
v. scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair"
v. scrape with a rasp
grind, grate
v. make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together; "grate one's teeth in anger"
cancel, delete
v. remove or make invisible; "Please delete my name from your list"
v. break the skin (of a body part) by scraping; "She was grazed by the stray bullet"

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