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noun as in a hard bony structure in the jaws of vertebrates

noun as in a toothlike or tooth-shaped object

noun as in bony object in mouth

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Example Sentences

After graduating from Kalamazoo College, he cut his teeth at Second City in Chicago and eventually moved to Los Angeles.

Think about how much easier it is to pull an apple from a tree using hands rather than with your teeth.

Shark teeth cut into flesh on jaws that extend outwards towards prey independently of the skull.

If soft tissue or teeth from bobbit worms were found preserved inside a burrow, that would confirm that these animals were living in the area 20 million years ago.

Crooked teeth, cut-open faces and bloodied attire is no match for you and your camera skills.

Before anti-vaxxers, there were anti-fluoriders: a group who spread fear about the anti-tooth decay agent added to drinking water.

As a means of preventing tooth decay in those cities that do fluoridate, the practice certainly looks like a success.

For all of the bellyaching, tooth gnashing, and public wailing, Democrats have no one to blame but themselves.

This award is fought over tooth-and-nail each year by political consultants from sea to shining sea.

Spooky Tooth had reformed quite a while before I received the call and were touring quite often.

The exhaust-valve is exactly as when it was put in, worked by a rack-and-tooth segment.

An Irish housemaid who was sent to call a gentleman to dinner, found him engaged in using a tooth-brush.

An immense number of pilgrims come here every year to pay their adoration to this divine tooth.

If he has made the tooth of a poor man to fall out, he shall pay one-third of a mina of silver.

If a man has made the tooth of a man that is his equal to fall out, one shall make his tooth fall out.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tooth, such as: bicuspid, cuspid, eyetooth, fang, incisor, and ivory.

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