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  • nounlarva
  • nounfood
  • verbdig, uncover
  • verbwork very hard

synonyms for grub

  • maggot
  • worm
  • caterpillar
  • centipede
  • entozoon
  • eats
  • chow
  • comestibles
  • edibles
  • feed
  • nosh
  • nurture
  • provisions
  • rations
  • sustenance
  • viands
  • victuals
  • vittles
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How to use grub in a sentence

When it comes to more casual grub, you’re looking at a pretty standard concessions operation, with a few notable exceptions.
THE ULTIMATE YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL GUIDESHAWNTÉ SALABERTFEBRUARY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
They gathered food in fruit trees above the pens, and the swine gulped down the guano and infected bits of grub that rained from above.
THE FIGHT TO STOP THE NEXT PANDEMIC STARTS IN THE JUNGLES OF BORNEOBRIAN BARTHDECEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Meg may have weighed as much as three times more, and would have presumably required proportional grub.
COULD AN ANCIENT MEGASHARK STILL LURK IN THE DEEP SEAS?BY RILEY BLACKOCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
From there, you’ll want to get a bit of grub, with a side of history.
EXPLORE GULLAH CULTURE IN BEAUFORT’S SOUTH CAROLINA’S LOW COUNTRYCHARLI PENNSEPTEMBER 30, 2020ESSENCE.COM
It was more the job of Gollum, kneeling in the muck of the lowlands, head down, digging with bare hands alongside the grubs and earthworms.
HOW TO HUNT FOR STAR-NOSED MOLES (AND THEIR HOLES)KENNETH CATANIASEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It wasn't long before she surprised the object of her search in the act of eating a fat grub beside a pumpkin.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
What of the infinite goodness of God in teaching the grub of the ichneumon-fly to eat up the cabbage caterpillar alive?
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
For that matter, he said, he didn't care a tinker's dam if we were; he had grub and bedding and we were welcome to both.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
While we were packing grub and bedding on Piegan's extra horse, Lyn joined us, wrapped from head to heel in a yellow slicker.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
She said Noo York took a turrible lot of money–clothes, and grub, and so forth and so on.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GRUB

  • aliment
  • bed and board
  • comestibles
  • diet
  • fare
  • feed
  • grub
  • necessities
  • nourishment
  • nurture
  • nutriment
  • provender
  • provisions
  • shingle
  • staff of life
  • subsistence
  • sustenance
  • viands
  • victuals
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.