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synonyms for bite one's nails

  • annoy
  • bother
  • depress
  • disturb
  • fret
  • irritate
  • perturb
  • plague
  • trouble
  • try
  • unsettle
  • upset
  • afflict
  • aggrieve
  • agonize
  • ail
  • attack
  • bedevil
  • beleaguer
  • beset
  • brood
  • bug
  • chafe
  • despair
  • disquiet
  • distress
  • dun
  • goad
  • harass
  • harry
  • hassle
  • hector
  • importune
  • needle
  • oppress
  • persecute
  • pester
  • stew
  • tantalize
  • tear
  • tease
  • test
  • torment
  • torture
  • vex
  • wince
  • writhe
  • wrong
  • concern oneself
  • feel uneasy
  • gnaw at
  • go for
  • have qualms
  • sweat out
  • take on
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antonyms for bite one's nails

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  • aid
  • appease
  • assist
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • help
  • make happy
  • order
  • pacify
  • please
  • soothe
  • support
  • reassure
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How to use bite one's nails in a sentence

Woe to the man that first did teach the cursed steel to bite in his own flesh, and make way to the living spirit.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
But if people will insist on patting a strange poet, they mustn't be surprised if they get a nasty bite!
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
At noon we camped, and cooked a bite of dinner while the horses grazed; ate it, and went on again.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The insects frequently hibernate in warmed houses, and may bite during the winter.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Wire Nails, Staples, &c., are made at Nettlefold's by machinery much in advance of what can ba seen elsewhere.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
He showed his rows of little, straight, white teeth, which looked strong enough to bite through a bar of iron.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
He hath decked it with silver and gold: he hath put it together with nails and hammers, that it may not fall asunder.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The heat of the water destroys the insect and instantly removes the pain of the bite.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
On feeling the bite of the flea, thrust the part bitten immediately into boiling water.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He locked his arms tightly around the animals body and hugged her neck with his legs, so that she could not bite him.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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