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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

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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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5) Florent Malouda: Don't bite the hand that feeds you.
To hate the South is to bite the hand that feeds you.
I do not like the 'don't bite the hand that feeds you argument', Cardiff are only allowing us to play their development players as it suits them to keep the youngsters match fit in case one of their overseas stars is injured.
But let's stop the charade of testimonials once and for all before players bite the hand that feeds them so savagely it comes back to wring their necks
How quickly some people choose to bite the hand that feeds them in order to pursue their own goals.
Ironically, the Brewers travel to the Walks on September 19 but a clause in the loan agreement means the front-runner will not be allowed the chance to bite the hand that feeds.
There is a wise adage: "Don't bite the hand that feeds you.
Higgins, often known to bite the hand that feeds him, was said to be grinning from ear to ear.
A horse will bite the hand that feeds them - literally