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noun as in grit


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While wandering the grounds, I keep an eye out for suspicious lumps in the dirt.

Locals quickly joined the effort to help unearth the lumps and unveil first corners, and then entire slabs, of tombstones.

Should this trend continue, lots of retailers may wake up Christmas morning to find lumps of coal in their stockings.

Which brings us to the most unfortunate essays in the book, two lumps of coal in a collection otherwise loaded with gems.

Ibish lumps all these ideas together and dismisses them as "maximalist."

What are a few paltry, lumps of crystallised carbon compared to a galaxy of a million million suns?

Harrowing makes finer the lumps near the surface, and mixes the fertilizer deeper than a rake can be used.

Three miles to the south of the hillock on Cape Villaret, are two lumps, which at a distance appeared like rocks.

The effect of plowing is to break the ground into lumps, which lie upon each other, giving free admission to the air between them.

The disintegration of the deeper lumps, and the decomposition of fertilizers, will cause the surface to grow gradually softer.

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On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lumps, such as: chastening, chastisement, comeuppance, compensation, deserving, and discipline.

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