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Synonyms for grind

Synonyms for grind

to break up into tiny particles

to rub together noisily


to do tedious, laborious, and sometimes menial work

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time


to treat arbitrarily or cruelly

a habitual, laborious, often tiresome course of action

one who works or toils tirelessly

Synonyms for grind

an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground

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hard monotonous routine work

the act of grinding to a powder or dust

press or grind with a crushing noise

make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together

dance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced

reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading

created by grinding

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shape or form by grinding

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But Slovenia kept grinding away and inside a minute scored twice to seal the points.
Things got even better for singer Alex Turner as he spent the rest of the night grinding away on the dancefloor with his girlfriend, T4 presenter Alexa Chung.
Even at two down, we knew that if we kept grinding away and pulled one back, a second would follow as our fitness told.
Scioscia has noted more than once that McPherson might have been grinding away too hard, but the rookie claimed he wasn't putting extra pressure on himself.
Keep grinding away and the quality we've got will get us through - but we've got to do it quickly.
Even in the periods of the game when they were second-best they kept grinding away.
I'm a Birmingham lad so I know how much the club means to the fans and we'll be grinding away until the end of the season to try and improve our position.
Say you're in the middle of mixing your latest creation in the studio when your computer suddenly kicks into gear, noisily grinding away while you're trying to focus on the essence of the sound.
She kept grinding away but was never going to get there.
He continued: "They get results without being at the top of their game by just grinding away while always asking questions of the opposition.
To be fair on them, they work hard for each other, they kept grinding away and they got themselves back into the game.
Here she is, raunchily grinding away as she provides a special cheeky lap dance.
Now PM is a clunking mess which actually makes fast PC chips redundant, grinding away to yet another spreadsheet where it should be flashing through them like Wayne Rooney on speed.
It attracts a completely different crowd of its own, with very dressed up street sounds fans - most of them female - bumping and grinding away.
The work of grinding away 3 to 4 inches of old asphalt and repaving 10 miles is being done in segments to try to minimize inconvenience to the public, Caltrans officials said.