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synonyms for grit one's teeth

  • set one's teeth
  • steel oneself
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He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
"So that is Jim Poindexter, the bloody villain," muttered the boy between his set teeth, and nervously fingering his revolver.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Our beloved Queen had drawn the teeth of the Turkish counter-attack on our extreme left.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
They would never connive at this second sowing of the dragon's teeth of Cadmus.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The teeth of beasts, and scorpions, and serpents, and the sword taking vengeance upon the ungodly unto destruction.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The rest is done by cutting away two upper and four under-teeth, and substituting false ones at the desired angle.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He was sure that I was really there, and the gleam of white teeth showed a broadening dog-smile.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
"Don Alvar de Mendoce, for example," muttered Alphonse, between his teeth.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
There appears a rude attempt to picture the mouth cavity and to show those interesting accessories, the teeth.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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