ablate, abrade, abrase, afflict, agonize, ail, annoy, bark, belch, bite, blare, blat, bray, burn, burr, buzz, cackle, caw, chafe, chirr, clang, clangor, clank, clash, convulse, craunch, croak, crucify, crump, crunch, cut, distress, erase, erode, exacerbate, excruciate, fester, file, fray, frazzle, fret, gall, get, give pain, gnaw, gnaw away, grate, grate on, grater, grating, gravel, graze, grind, grinding, gripe, grit, groan, growl, grumble, harrow, hurt, inflame, inflict pain, irk, irritate, jangle, jar, kill by inches, lacerate, martyr, martyrize, nettle, nip, pain, pierce, pinch, prick, prolong the agony, provoke, put to torture, rack, rankle, raze, rub, rub away, rub off, rub out, scour, scranch, scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching, screech, scrub, scrunch, scuff, set on edge, skin, snarl, snore, squawk, stab, sting, stridulation, torment, torture, twang, tweak, twist, vex, wear, wear away, wear on, wound, wring
powderiness, pulverulence, sandiness, efflorescence, friability, powder, dust, sand, shingle, sawdust, grit, meal, bran, flour, farina, rice, paddy, spore, sporule, crumb, seed, grain, particle, limature, filings, debris, detritus, tailings, talus slope, scobs, magistery, fine powder, flocculi, smoke, cloud of dust, cloud of sand, cloud of smoke, puff of smoke, volume of smoke, sand storm, dust storm, pulverization, comminution, attenuation, granulation, disintegration, subaction, contusion, trituration, levigation, abrasion, detrition, multure, limitation, tripsis, filing, mill, arrastra, gristmill, grater, rasp
, file, mortar and pestle, nutmeg grater, teeth, grinder, grindstone, kern, quern, koniology, powdery, pulverulent, granular, mealy, floury, farinaceous, branny, furfuraceous, flocculent, dusty, sandy, sabulous, psammous, arenose, arenarious, arenaceous, gritty, efflorescent, impalpable, lentiginous, lepidote, sabuline, sporaceous, sporous, pulverizable, friable, crumbly, shivery, pulverized, attrite, in pieces.
come to dust, be disintegrated, be reduced to powder reduce to powder, grind to powder, pulverize, comminute, granulate, triturate, levigate, scrape, file, abrade, rub down, grind, grate, rasp
, pound, bray, bruise, contuse, contund, beat, crush, cranch, craunch, crunch, scranch, crumble, disintegrate, attenuate.
rub, scratch, scrape, scrub, slide, fray, rasp
, graze, curry, scour, polish, rub out, wear down, gnaw, file, grind, set one's teeth on edge, rosin.