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Synonyms for nip

Synonyms for nip

to grasp at (something) eagerly, forcibly, and abruptly with the jaws

to spoil or destroy

to take (another's property) without permission

a small amount of liquor

to take alcoholic liquor, especially excessively or habitually

Synonyms for nip

a small drink of liquor

(offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent

the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

the property of being moderately cold

a small sharp bite or snip

Synonyms

squeeze tightly between the fingers

give a small sharp bite to

sever or remove by pinching or snipping

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