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Synonyms for bite

Synonyms for bite

to seize, as food, with the teeth

to consume gradually, as by chemical reaction or friction

to feel or cause to feel a sensation of heat or discomfort

a small portion of food

a light meal


Synonyms for bite

a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person

a small amount of solid food

a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

a light informal meal

(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait

wit having a sharp and caustic quality

a strong odor or taste property

the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

a portion removed from the whole

to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws

cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

penetrate or cut, as with a knife

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deliver a sting to


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We're hoping to spread the word over the coming few weeks, and the Give A Bit Back website will shortly carry all the details," he added.
But Wolves bit back through Nenad Milijas' low strike before David Edwards pounced after the break to grab the winner.
I don''t hold much hope, but if by some miracle this scheme to turn the centre of our town into Destination Kirkby, the place for shoppers and browsers to visit from as far away as Bolton and Blackburn, does get kicked out, will they be putting it back the way it was so the voles can return home and we can have our green bit back instead of cement?
Sally, a pharmacist, also plans to keep a little bit back for herself and hit the Metro Centre in the sales.
We rely on the people of Huddersfield for our business and we felt when we opened three years ago that we should give a little bit back.
Despite going behind early on in Saturday's contest, the Sharks bit back as Shelby Chaney top-scored with an impressive 31-point haul.
An emotional Allcock, 46, bit back the tears after turning on an almost faultless display, and his delight at winning the title after a break of 15 years was clear when he gave a clenched fist salute.
The way I look at it is UCLA has given me a lot, it wouldn't hurt for me to give a little bit back.
There are documents attesting to presentations at meetings of the specialty academy, very small efforts at giving a bit back to the system that nurtured me.
Follow Johnson's progress on Facebook at the Give A Bit Back page, and read his blogs on www.
He likes to take the Mickey as much as anyone so he is getting a bit back.
The amount of money required to follow your team home and away domestically and in Europe throughout a season every year is climbing and it is refreshing to see Murray give a bit back.