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ABRADE


ABRADE

<Ah-brayde>


Chafe; erode; wear;

Wearing down by rubbing.

Abrade the spot because rubbing is a good for removing coffee stains.



A - BRADE

Brade
(Reminds)
Braid

We braid something by doing it over and over.

A BRAID






Question: I say your fame is ephemeral. Why do I talk about fifteen minutes?





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Answer: 
I probably mean fifteen minutes of fame. Fifteen minutes of fame is when someone is famous for a short time. Ephemeral means short-lived.


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