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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Most are generally harmless, but fire ant bites can be similar to bee stings for some people and cause allergic reactions that quickly can become serious.
8) While most commonly occurring in the outdoors, multiple fire ant bites have been increasingly reported in long-term care facilities.
The patient was on no new medications, but had suffered fire ant bites on several occasions in the past.
Emu oil even takes the sting out of fire ant bites, Supposedly, 95% of NBA teams use emu oil to help injuries heal.