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The segment, based on a proposal by Seattle’s public school system to integrate ethnic studies into math, served as a good illustration of critical race theory’s potential as grist for programming that strikes a nerve with viewers.

And, again, there is plenty of grist for that mill, given that guidance was later reversed.

It’s got plenty of grist for Washington’s gossip mill — now-it-can-be-told tales and score-settling stories.

The raw little companies that represent the grist that will shape itself into the next set of giants.

All of this would seem to be grist for some tough questions in a confirmation hearing.

Here they are not merely grist for conversation; they are the most distant extension of American military power.

And in their spare time, those cowpunchers, ranchers, and old rodeo riders will use their experiences as grist for cowboy poetry.

Likewise, the “triumph” of Kosovo is pure grist from the national security propaganda mill.

David Roberts of Grist tweeted Sunday that Ferguson apparently isn't concerned about climate change.

What might sound like grist for late-night comics is, in fact, a serious matter for a reporter.

But men we had known and trails we had followed furnished us plenty of grist for the conversational mill.

A mill used exclusively for grinding grain for local consumption was called a grist or custom mill.

A portion of the grist was usually allowed the owner for his services.

Saw mills, grist mills, and cotton gins, are either erecting or erected throughout the country.

Verily, the mills of the gods grind slowly, but what a grist they grind!


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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grist, such as: cereal, corn, atom, bit, crumb, and drop.

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