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1‘a group of deer grazed’
feed, eat, crop, browse, ruminate, pasture, nibble, take nourishment
1‘he grazed his knuckles on the corner of the fuse box’
scrape, abrade, skin, scratch, chafe, bark, scuff, rasp, break the skin of, cut, nick, snick
2‘his shot grazed the far post’
touch, touch lightly, brush, brush against, rub lightly, shave, skim, kiss, caress, sweep, scrape, glance off, clip
1‘cuts and grazes on the skin’
scratch, scrape, abrasion, cut, injury, sore
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