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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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E[acute accent]Unlike conventional stone grinding wheels, EdgeKing's CBN-coated wheel does not become ground away with usage.
If you are drawn high here you will be giving ground away, while the way races are run the riders of hold-up horses are at a disadvantage.
On good ground you have to be prominent and towards the inside because it is so sharp and so righthanded that when you get wide you give too much ground away," he explained.
Havlin dropped the winner in from her unfavourable outside draw in one, and mindful that the trainer does not like his horses to run wide and give ground away, he weaved his way through to burst past favourite Mixing into the final two furlongs and saw out the longer trip well.
The police have rightly urged supporters not to travel without one but inevitably some people will ignore their warnings and fall foul of touts charging sky high prices for a seat in a potentially dangerous part of the ground away from the rest of the Red Army.
You may think the draw makes no difference over two and a quarter miles, but you do give a lot of ground away in the first mile on the run to the only bend.
Of course, the Epsom Derby will hog the headlines this weekend and deservedly so, but there is plenty of action taking place elsewhere, and although quality is thin on the ground away from Epsom, Musselburgh's televised (Channel 4) action has small fields and a line-up you wouldn't mind having a good go at.
The hall is prominent on high ground away to our right as we follow the track round to the right to reach a metal field gate before the public road.
That looks the case this year when the pace looks spread from mid-division to high, meaning those drawn in big numbers will be giving plenty of ground away to those handily ridden sorts on the rail.
Nicholls then pitched him into the Albert Bartlett at the Cheltenham Festival, where he gave plenty of ground away by racing wide before closing on the leaders two out.
Lily's only just got back from a holiday in Jamaica and - as she necked bubbly from the bottle and ground away on the dance floor - it was like she'd never been away.
Because you give so much ground away early doors from a low draw it's virtually impossible to take this from an outside position.
Maeve's mother Bridget said: "She saw the tsunami but fortunately was on high ground away from the beach.
It was gratifying I ground away and put a score together.
And Murray, who has already turned down one offer from the London club, is determined not to give any more ground away as he holds out for a pounds 7million fee.