But the fractious, abrasive woman with a passion for animals was never a favorite of Mrs. Gandhi's.
He stayed away from the gym for a while and came back transformed, abrasive and rude when he had once been polite and respectful.
She accused Schmidt of being ‘abusive,’ ‘abrasive’ and ‘nothing short of a world-class bully.’
The sound of the record, meanwhile, is ideal: not too smooth, not too abrasive.
In her newest EP Love Your Boyfriend, she takes the messaging of love songs and places it in an abrasive, sonic package.
The surface to be ground is moistened with water and dusted over with a little of the abrasive.
Feldspar as an abrasive is used mainly in scouring soaps and window-wash.
Branches seem to be quite as cramping and abrasive under the equator as in the temperate zones.
It has an extensive use as an abrasive for grinding and polishing.
Corundum as an abrasive is the mineral of this name—made up of anhydrous aluminum oxide.
abrasive a·bra·sive (ə-brā'sĭv, -zĭv)
Causing abrasion. n.
A material used to produce abrasion.