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scrape

A slang expression for a property with improvements that should be bulldozed because they detract from the value of the land.Example: “That old shopping center is a scrape.”

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She had dark hair in a bun, that was scraped back and reddish in colour.
The man is described as Asian, aged 20-25, with dark hair worn scraped back and wavy, and about 5ft 1ins.
Joan also claimed: "Kursti was seen leaving the gym with her hair scraped back tight which she was advised not to do.
The 6ft 1in forward, who wore a black suit with a white shirt and his hair scraped back in a band, left the court to the sound of fans shouting "Toon, Toon" as he walked along the quayside.
Pixie Lott, 19, failed to turn heads as she arrived with her blonde locks scraped back - but emerged hours later looking every inch the chart-topping star.
Arriving for the premiere of Food Inc at London's Curzon Mayfair cinema, she keeps it simple with scraped back hair, thick black tights and just a flash of flesh.
Her dog had to be put down due to the severity of its injuries." The woman who ran off with the dogs was described as white, of medium build with brown hair scraped back into a ponytail.
My hair would be scraped back too but I was only 11!
China and crystal maker Waterford Wedgwood scraped back into profit in the first half of this year only thanks to the sale of its cookware business.
Russell Goodway was a relieved man as he scraped back into Ely, but that will have been tempered by the loss of so many close allies, and, it appears, Labour's mandate to lead the council.
Luton soared into a 3-0 lead after just 23 minutes, but Darrell Clark and Paul Robinson scraped back two for Hartlepool .
"In my job, you have to have your hair out of the way, so long hair was always scraped back in a ponytail -.