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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


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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If that word has no other effective replacement, bite the bullet and repeat it.
It is time for the Government to bite the bullet and act now by finally getting on with it
ENGLISH club rugby's leading power broker has warned that Wales has to bite the bullet of professionalism to be a force on the world stage.
But Mr Prescott is likely to order Railtrack and the train leasing operators to bite the bullet and install it within five years when he chairs a summit with all the rail companies next month.
Bite the bullet and head for a discounter--and feel free to buy in odd lots.
When the market took a nosedive in the late 80's, many owners became reluctant to bite the bullet and lower prices on their properties knowing because they would have to forfeit 10 percent of a profit that was far less than they projected.
It's time for organizations to bite the bullet and secure at the application level.
Tweet of the So bite the bullet, tell him how you really feel and make sure next time you get into a relationship, it's for the right reasons.
I'm afraid you have to bite the bullet and arrange a meeting with your ex and his girlfriend to talk about this and relationships moving forward.
Or will this be one of the first big infrastructure projects to bite the bullet under George "Slasher" Osborne's threatened prs ogramme of cuts?
Alan Cuts are economic reality Sadly I'm afraid Paul Dixon and the ROA will simply have to bite the bullet over reduced prize-money.
Waddle will have to bite the bullet or forfeit pounds 100 for every one he includes in his match analysis from Almaty Central Stadium.
Liverpool needs to bite the bullet and move from a grants-based culture to one based on enterprise.
Why not bite the bullet and invest in a high-capacity subway?
They have some lads in the reserves who could do the job on the wing if Mr Bruce was willing to bite the bullet.