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unscratched Line breaks: un|scratched
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈskratʃt/

Definition of unscratched in English:


Not having been scratched, damaged, or harmed: the pewter pendant remained unscratched he managed to survive a devastating train wreck unscratched
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  • I think it's amazing that I got out unscratched but it's hard to feel fortunate when you're surrounded by all that sorrow.
  • They flipped over twice, landing right side up in a ditch, miraculously unscratched - on the surface, at least.
  • They rescanned the surface in both scratched and unscratched areas.

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