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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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So come on Coral and Ladbrokes and other promoters too, instead of biting the hand that feeds, by cutting back on the rewards of those that supply the material for your business.
They should also be the only ones that offer treats to your dog, then he will have second thoughts about biting the hand that feeds him.
Moreover, it frees them from the fear that if they rattle the cages of city authorities, that they will be accused of biting the hand that feeds them.
Boyias may not be endearing himself to all his gay customers by giving money to the GOP, but that's different from biting the hand that feeds him.
Not biting the hand that feeds you is always good advice to heed.
It is difficult to think of a clearer example of biting the hand that feeds you.
Are such churches likely to ever stand up and prophetically rebuke the state--thus biting the hand that feeds them?
Unless, of course, we stop biting the hand that feeds us.
If he wants a good one liner the maxim about biting the hand that feeds you comes to mind.
John Bell, Redcar, Teesside #Talk about biting the hand that feeds you.
As Janine has a habit of biting the hand that feeds her I would tell her about cheating Ryan from a distance, and from behind a closed door.
Is this a case of the local authority biting the hand that feeds them.
I therefore think supporters need to be careful of biting the hand that feeds us.
The problem for football is that given the high level of costs associated with the game today, the powers that be don't want to be seen to be biting the hand that feeds them.
He has a tendency of biting the hand that feeds, as well as badmouthing the players and others at City