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synonyms for kneading

  • massage
  • rub
  • aerate
  • alter
  • blend
  • form
  • manipulate
  • mold
  • ply
  • press
  • push
  • shape
  • squeeze
  • stroke
  • twist
  • work
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antonyms for kneading

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  • destroy
  • idle
  • leave alone
  • neglect
  • pull
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How to use kneading in a sentence

It is obtained by placing a quantity of wheat flour in a bag, and kneading it under a gentle stream of water.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Accordingly, when the fight started, I made myself comfortable, just as I do when I am kneading dough.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
After a long time he knew it was the cook, who was kindly kneading his limbs and knuckling his hair.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
I am like some frantic baker in the inferno kneading a batch of iron bread for the devil's breakfast.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
One of them is a woman kneading bread; another is a black boy sitting on a pony, with a basket of fruit in front of him.
LITTLE FOLKSVARIOUS
There was an old adage to the effect that some imaginary substance called elbow grease was necessary in kneading bread.
A COURSE OF LECTURES ON THE PRINCIPLES OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY AND COOKERYJULIET CORSON
No; you cannot create character by kneading your clay into all sorts of weird concavities and convexities.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME XXVII, JANUARY 1904, NO. 157VARIOUS
Kneading develops the gluten in the flour and helps to hold in the fat thus making the paste easier to handle.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 4WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
I soon became interested watching a young girl who was busily engaged kneading bread.
STEP LIVELY!GEORGE NIBLO
On his chest stood Satan, kneading the bedclothes with his front paws and purring gently.
RALESTONE LUCKANDRE NORTON
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WORDS RELATED TO KNEADING

  • abrasion
  • attrition
  • caress
  • friction
  • grinding
  • kneading
  • pat
  • polish
  • rasping
  • scouring
  • scraping
  • shine
  • smear
  • stroking
  • swab
  • swipe
  • wear
  • wipe
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