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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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While Welsh and Bulgarian football fans are biting nails wondering what on earth went wrong, Europe's youngest footballing nation is on the top of qualifying group G with six points, the same as favourites England.
The days of lounging around luxury hotels, biting nails and saying prayers have come to an end.
Virgin Mobile's Mood Meter Current Mood: Yellow "Sorta' Freaking Out Right Now" - Biting nails - 72% are anxious about their future - Brand disloyalty - 41% have given up a brand they love - Show me the value
There is a school of thought which states that bruxism may be a learned behaviour used as a mechanism to cope with stress in childhood - a bit like biting nails.
Avoid biting nails, using artificial nails, or wearing tight-fitting shoes or socks.
At the far riper age of 45, Woosnam is unlikely to force Welsh armchair fans to stay up late next Sunday evening biting nails to the core as he did in 1991.
Parents and teachers separately assessed children's behaviour in areas such as restlessness, worrying, being alone, ability to make friends, obedience, stealing, sucking thumbs and biting nails, lying, bullying and skipping school.
It was kind of biting nails for a while there," said Dominguez, who watched the draft with his family at an uncle's house.