The correct answer is rub against.
A. rub against
B. tease incessantly
C. separate grain husks
D. defy authority
The correct answer is (A) To rub against; to rub (skin) to restore warmth; to make or become sore by rubbing; to wear or abrade by rubbing (against); to irritate; to fume; to fret; to annoy. Also, to become impatient.
Chafe comes from Middle English & Old French chaufer (to warm)
Examples of use:
- The collar of his freshly starched shirt chafed his neck.
- She chafed at the restrictions continually imposed upon her.