Grinding synonyms

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Being rough and coarse in manner or disposition; causing irritation. [First attested in 1925.]
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Devastatingly disheartening.
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Harsh and rasping
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(Phonet.) Articulated by means of breath forced through a narrow slit formed at some point in the mouth, producing friction, as in (f, v, , z, h)
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(Informal) Extraordinarily impressive or fine; wonderful:
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Shifting or changing suddenly, as the wind; also, having tumbling waves dashing against each other.
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(Medicine) A superficial wound caused by scraping; an area of skin where the cells on the surface have been scraped or worn away. [First attested in the mid 20th century.]
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The definition of attrition means wearing down or wasting away, or the natural decline in the number of people working in an organization.
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A wearing away or down by friction
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To dig is defined as to break up, remove or unearth, or to discover or find.
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To weary through excessive labour.
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American standard spelling of labour.
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(UK, chiefly Yorkshire) By extension, to hit someone or something.
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To convert (malt or grain) into mash.
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To sharpen (a knife, for example); hone.
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To make or become weak or weaker.
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To fill with an appropriate stuffing:
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To acquire knowledge on a subject.
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To press in order to extract liquid, juice, etc.
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To cause to appear less harsh or severe than is the case:
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To make sharp
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To direct or conduct (one's life, the course of events, etc.)
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To review books, plays, etc., as for a newspaper
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To lay stress upon, emphasize
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To attack verbally; criticize:
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To refine; remove imperfections from.
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To toil; to drudge; especially, to study laboriously and patiently.
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To pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict; to beset with cruelty or malignity; to harass; especially, to afflict, harass, punish, or put to death for one's race, sexual identity, adherence to a particular religious creed, or mode of worship.
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To eat to excess, especially when habitual.
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The definition of oppress is to keep something down using cruel or unjust power.
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To mull is defined as to add spices to wine or cider.
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The definition of masticate is to chew, or to grind something up.
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To get knowledge of (a subject) or skill in (an art, trade, etc.) by study, experience, instruction, etc.
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To subject (another) to hostile or prejudicial remarks or actions; pressure or intimidate.
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To press together.
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(Informal) To think about something; to ponder; to chew over.
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To dent or mar.
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(UK, In haggling for a price) of a buyer, to persuade the seller to reduce a price
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The definition of abrade means to wear away the surface of something or make something rougher, often by using friction.
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(Archaic) To harass or disturb by repeated attacks.
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To crush together or press into wrinkles; rumple.
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To initiate (a lawsuit):
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To file or scrape with a rasp.
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(Chem.) To free from combination in a compound
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To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
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To form into a particular shape; to give shape to.
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To cause to have an orderly, functional, or coherent structure:
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