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gnash

gnash

 
pronunciation:
naesh
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: gnashed, gnashes, gnashing
definition: to grind (the teeth) together.
synonyms:
grind, grit
similar words:
champ, grate, rasp, scrape
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to strike or grind the teeth together, as in anger, frustration, or pain.
similar words:
gnaw, grate, rasp, scrape
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part of speech: noun
definition: an act or instance of gnashing.
similar words:
grind, rasp
derivation: gnashingly (adv.)