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Synonyms for bone

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time


The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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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However, a few Facebook users like to comically think the seal had a bone to pick against poor Kyle.
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Afflictions are named bluntly, and more than one character has a valid bone to pick with God.
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Your dog may have a bone to pick with you if a bad treat leads to stomach or bowel obstruction, choking, mouth wounds, vomiting, diarrhoea or internal bleeding, the FDA says.
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Now, the latest group to have a bone to pick with the comedian are the people of Grimsby.
Now, the latest group to have a bone to pick with Baron Cohen are the people of Grimsby - the settling for his new movie which takes its title from the Lincolnshire town.
Most stuck with simple, direct messages of "Refugees Welcome," while others got more pointed with England's government, including one sign, which seemed to have a clear bone to pick with England's conservative party, "Can we swap the Tory Party for 100,000 refugees?"
Yes, the gunman committed suicide and yes he was disgruntled and had a bone to pick with the reporter, but the reality is that this event might never have escalated to an on-air tragedy and a clip that will live for notoriety and posterity in the digital world of YouTube were it not for the killer's easy access to a weapon.
You may think the church hierarchy would have a bone to pick with Lallemand.
We, the ordinary people, have no bone to pick with others.