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adjective as in grinding

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I heard only my breath and leaves crunching as I reached the rear wood fence boundary.

The New York Times' Nate Silver turns his data crunching to the topic of polarization, and the results are startling.

The trick is to combine number-crunching whizzbangery with reach-across-the-aisle legislative prowess.

On Friday, pollsters will be crunching numbers coming out of the convention.

We go in single file, crunching through the leaves, dodging broken bottles and jutting rocks with our bare feet.

It wasn't long before he heard the footsteps of the messenger crunching along the alley.

She heard the sound of the snow crunching under a heavy step, and knew that the pitiless spy was on her track.

Gasping for breath and crunching for foothold the sidewalk people breasted the gritty cold.

He advanced alone across the black shingle and she stood watching him and listening to the stones crunching beneath his feet.

Every mill was roaring and crunching, turning out streams of silver and gold.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crunching, such as: crumbling, crushing, disintegrating, eroding, null, and grating.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.