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gritted teeth

verb as in brace oneself


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Example Sentences

He consulted with his family, made a through-gritted-teeth call to the frontrunner, and bowed out.

At the end, the would-be Washington is moved: “Gather your armies,” he says, through gritted teeth.

Every time McCain played the role of old-school culture warrior, he seemed to do it through gritted teeth.

Barney's answer came after a moment through gritted teeth: "I'll walk out—but I'll get you for this!"

Why, some had gritted teeth on bayonets, others had stuffed their tunics in their mouths, lest they should groan.

He jabbed the knife at my face, screeching through gritted teeth.

He saw their lips drawn back, thin and livid over gritted teeth.

Krenski, groaning through gritted teeth, suffered burns all over his chest and left leg.

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On this page you'll find 2 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grit one's teeth, such as: set one's teeth, and steel oneself.

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