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verb as in gnash

verb as in grind


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But down below, millions of Londoners from the queen on down are gritting their teeth and plugging their ears.

But her husband, who could tell she was gritting her teeth just to get through the encounter, bailed out.

Normally in Hollywood, you'd think 'Oh, these people are being nice to each other publicly and they're gritting their teeth.'

"It's probably that cow-boy spotter of Norcross's, but he can't get away," Hatch was gritting—meaning Tarbell, probably.

Livy and Clara are having a royal time worshiping the old masters, and I as good a time gritting my ineffectual teeth over them.

Gritting his teeth against the fear which welled up like nausea from the pit of his stomach, Garr Symm went with them.

It sounded like "iron gritting its teeth against some other iron."

After a time, the carriage, gritting along the stones, moved on.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gritting, such as: clamp, crush, grate, grit, and rub.

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