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Synonyms for bone

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time

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Synonyms for bone

rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

a shade of white the color of bleached bones

study intensively, as before an exam

consisting of or made up of bone

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Sinisgalli had just one bone to pick with my column.
Speaking to reporters at Abyei local council, General Garang Mabil Nyok, Warrap State security advisor, said that the state government and her citizens particularly Twic County which share border with Misseriya ,do not have any bone to pick with Arab tribes to prevent them from coming with their cattle to graze during the dry seasons.
They have been thrust back into the spotlight by celebrity fan, Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills - and now they have a bone to pick with the corporate giants they say copied their video idea.
However, I have a bone to pick with Equipment Editor Curt Wells.
TRADING Gossip has a bone to pick with the elaborately titled Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham.
I have a bone to pick with Wallace Shawn, whose work I much admire (Interview, by Hizabeth DiNovella, December issue).
Most of these folks come to me via e-mail--sometimes with praise or, more often, bringing up a missed point or bone to pick.
Now there is no more bone to pick from Fido, thanks to frozen Dogsters Healthy Treats.
As for the judging, Riggs has a bone to pick with Cowell's signature shtick: ``He shouldn't compare one contestant with the other.
Because I have always enjoyed the fact-filled material in your magazine, though often disagreeing with it, I have a modest bone to pick with an article in your January/February issue ("Tilting at Windmills" by Charles Peters).
Dobson had a bone to pick with the clueless yellow sponge: As first reported in The New York Times, the religious broadcaster lit into the cartoon sponge for being a dupe of the gay-rights movement and appearing in what he called a "pro-homosexual" video.
Many people who write letters to the editor have a bone to pick with someone - the president, the governor or the guy who ran the red light at Sixth and Willamette last Tuesday at 4:22 p.
Ellis Cose, author of Bone to Pick and contributing editor for Newsweek magazine, certainly isn't betting his future on the hope that someone is going to give reparations to black folks anytime soon.
Ross figures in Bone to Pick as the voice of advocacy and reason as to the merit of the state and city awarding reparations to those who survived the atrocities.
If you have a bone to pick with your skeleton, the D.