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Synonyms for grind

Synonyms for grind

to break up into tiny particles

to rub together noisily

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to do tedious, laborious, and sometimes menial work

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time

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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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than for the administration to approach these negotiations with the attitude that every other business concern is grinding down its workers nowadays, so Yale should join the pack.
Contepomi is more noted for his creativity in the Pumas' back-line but is unrepentant about his side's emphasis on scrummaging and grinding down opponents with their world-renowned pack.
Planetary Ball Mills are effective laboratory mills for rapid ultra-fine grinding down to colloidal fineness of hard to soft materials dry or in suspension.
The entire 10-mile repaving project - which involves grinding down three or four inches of asphalt - is expected to be concluded in June or July 2002, Caltrans officials said.
The mill is ideal for grinding down any crystalline or friable material from 16 mesh or finer, down into the range of 1/2 to 10 microns.
What you could do is get in touch with one of the companies that is already grinding down old rubber tyres for recycling and find out whether your idea might be of use to them.
After bending progressively thicker lengths of rebar, grinding down their ends to fit in the bracket, not to mention several bloodied knuckles, the two fashioned two crude replacement bars.
This Lakers team isn't nearly as exciting to watch, generally grinding down opponents with O'Neal's strength inside, then delivering a knockout punch at some point.
As Albright met with her Russian counterpart in an inconclusive effort to seek a diplomatic solution, President Clinton briefed Congress members on the air campaign that he said ``is diminishing and grinding down Mr.