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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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She said she had counted six bite marks on her daughter's body, including one on her stomach.
His team used polymerase chain reaction to amplify 1 and identify DNA from snake fluids left near bite marks in 194 patients.
A witness, who practises forensic odontology which deals with the proper handling, examination and evaluation of dental evidence, told the court on Monday that some of the bite marks on the 23- year- old reasonably matched the dental models of Ram Singh and that of Akshay, probably.
Occasionally, bite marks display unique characteristics of contacting tooth surfaces or details related to palatal or lingual tooth surfaces leaving imprints on soft tissues.
An officer told the court she had "bite marks to her right and left shoulders, bite marks to her right arm, bruising to the cheek".
The officer suffered bruising to the nose along with two bite marks on her left arm and cuts and bruises.
Wilhoit was exonerated in 1993 when several of the nation's top odontologists (bite-mark experts) opined at his second trial that the bite marks could not have belonged to him.
One of the lines of investigation is the possibility that Bob had a heart attack and one of the other large male chimps in the group took advantage of his situation as bite marks were found on his body.
US scientist Dr Nick Longrich made the discovery after finding a 65million-year-old dinosaur fossil with unusually large bite marks.
Abdulaziz was found dead on a bed at London's Landmark Hotel with bite marks on his cheeks, and injuries to his face, back, neck and abdomen.
Bruising was on both her hands along with bite marks on the forearms and redness around her neck, search warrants said.
Kurt Hunter-Mann, a field officer at York Archaeological Trust, said bite marks on one of the skeletons helped steer the team to their preliminary theory.
BITE marks in sticky tape used to hold the stolen number plates on Konrad Martin's stolen getaway car helped seal the 26-year-old's fate.
In Hayne's initial examination he claimed to find bite marks that hospital doctors failed to notice.