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Guide and Scraping Along

Guided, I am scraping along,
leaving behind my snow white dust
against that which I am scraping,
for when I am scraping, I must.

Chalk

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Exist Between Two Things

It can only exist between any two things
and men know it well for the hardships it brings.

Distance.

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Always Done On Purpose

Of all the things that are broken,
this makes the least noise
and is always done on purpose.

Bread.

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One Strand Dangles

One strand dangles.
Two strands twist.
Three or more can
fashion this.

Braids

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Apples for Leather

Apples for leather,
leather for silk,
silk for tobacco,
all to get milk.

Bartering.

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Shorter Than My Four Siblings

Shorter than my four siblings,
but easily the strongest,
sometimes I wear a funny hat.

A Thumb.

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So Simple I Only Point

I’m so simple I only point,
Yet I guide people all over the world.

What am I?

A compass.

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Celebrate, Hide Their Shame or Commit Crime

Some use me to celebrate,
Others use me to hide their shame,
Others use me to commit crime.

What am I?

Alcohol. People have a drink to celebrate, but also drink to hide their shame. Lastly, drunk driving is a crime.

A mask is also a valid answer. They can be used to celebrate Halloween or at dress-up parties, a mask can hide your shame and masks are used by thieves.

Update: This one has more valid answers than I thought. Money, drugs and night also work.

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Sounds Nothing Like the Word

When pronounced, it sounds nothing like the word.

A sentence.

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Not a Burden For Its Weight

Not a burden for its weight and daily carried out,
He who takes it wishes it had never come about.

Punishment.

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