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synonyms for crunching

  • crumbling
  • crushing
  • disintegrating
  • eroding
  • grating
  • milling
  • powdering
  • rubbing
  • scraping
  • shivering
  • smashing
  • bone-crushing
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How to use crunching in a sentence

It wasn't long before he heard the footsteps of the messenger crunching along the alley.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
She heard the sound of the snow crunching under a heavy step, and knew that the pitiless spy was on her track.
AN EPISODE UNDER THE TERRORHONORE DE BALZAC
Gasping for breath and crunching for foothold the sidewalk people breasted the gritty cold.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
He advanced alone across the black shingle and she stood watching him and listening to the stones crunching beneath his feet.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
Every mill was roaring and crunching, turning out streams of silver and gold.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
He waited at the bottom of this ladder until he heard the crunching sound of the feed box being pushed back over the trap door.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
A crunching of feet upon the gravel mixed in with the articulation of the sea—steps light as if they were winged.
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY
Tignol closed the iron gate carefully behind him and walked down the graveled walk with as little crunching as possible.
THROUGH THE WALLCLEVELAND MOFFETT
Without waiting for her permission he stepped out of the arbor and she heard his footsteps crunching up the gravel path.
CHILDREN OF THE WHIRLWINDLEROY SCOTT
Deep in a hollow to the left were two mills instead of one, and the noise of ore-crunching rolls was quadrupled in volume.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
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WORDS RELATED TO CRUNCHING

  • bone-crushing
  • crumbling
  • crunching
  • crushing
  • disintegrating
  • eroding
  • grating
  • milling
  • powdering
  • rubbing
  • scraping
  • shivering
  • smashing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.