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Another word for jaw

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Verb
  1. To talk volubly, persistently, and usually inconsequentially

Noun
  1. Spoken exchange

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Another word for jaw

Noun
  1. The bones of the mouth

      1. The jaws.
      2. The mouth.
      3. The lower cheeks or jowls.
      1. Either of a pair of bones of the human skull fusing in the midline and forming the upper jaw.
      2. A homologous bone of the skull in other vertebrates.
      3. Either of two laterally moving appendages situated behind the mandibles in insects and most other arthropods.
      1. The lower jaw of a vertebrate animal.
      2. Either the upper or lower part of the beak in birds.
      3. Any of various mouth organs of invertebrates used for seizing and biting food, especially either of a pair of such organs in insects and other arthropods.
      1. The jaw, especially the lower jaw.
      2. The cheek.
      1. The forward, projecting part of the head of certain animals, such as dogs, including the mouth, nose, and jaws; the snout.
      2. A device that is fitted over an animal's snout, often used to prevent biting or eating.
      3. The forward, discharging end of the barrel of a firearm.
      1. A bone of the jaw, especially the bone of the lower jaw.
      2. To try to influence or pressure through strong persuasion, especially to urge to comply voluntarily.
      3. To urge voluntary compliance with official wishes or guidelines.
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    bone

  2. A jawlike object

      1. To grasp and hold tightly:
      2. To seize; snatch:
      3. To attempt to grasp or seize:
      1. A fastening, such as a hook or buckle, used to hold two or more objects or parts together.
      2. An embrace or hug.
      3. A grip or grasp of the hand.
      1. A hand tool with adjustable jaws for turning nuts of varying sizes.
      2. Something that disrupts:
      1. Any of various hand or power tools, often having fixed or adjustable jaws, used for gripping, turning, or twisting objects such as nuts, bolts, or pipes, typically at an angle perpendicular to the object's axis.
      2. A sudden, forcible twist, turn, or pull:
      3. An injury produced by twisting or straining:
      1. A heavy clamp, usually mounted on a workbench and operated by a screw or lever, used in carpentry or metalworking to hold a piece in position.
      2. To hold or compress in or as if in a vise.
      1. A tight hold; a firm grasp:
      2. The pressure or strength of such a grasp:
      3. A manner of grasping and holding:
      1. Any of various devices used to join, grip, support, or compress mechanical or structural parts.
      2. Any of various tools with opposing, often adjustable sides or parts for bracing objects or holding them together.
      3. To fasten, grip, or support with or as if with a clamp.
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    vise

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