Example sentences for: abrasive

How can you use “abrasive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Officers perennially gripe about the abrasive and unsympathetic qualities of job toilet paper .

  • Gels use silica as an abrasive to help polish teeth.

  • "Welles was at the peak of his talent in Touch of Evil , but let's never forget what an abrasive, high-wire, self-destructive talent he was" (Edelstein).

  • Bancroft is so spectacularly abrasive that it's scandalous that she doesn't get the incendiary comeuppance of Dickens' novel--that objective-correlative finale in which the seething, dried-out harridan spontaneously combusts.

  • While absorbency did not vary, the softness factor is significant--the downright decadence of the Kleenex ColdCare range makes everything else seem almost abrasive.


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