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Adjective
Piercing
“Situated on a ridge above Maneybhanjang, clouds from the northwest are ever present as is the cold and biting wind.”
Adjective
Marked by the use of wit that is intended to cause hurt feelings
“There are nice physical comedy moments as well as the biting wit of the verbal humor, but so much of it gets spoiled by the savage racism of the characters.”
Verb
Present participle for corrode, eat away
“The acid bites around the particles, creating tooth, or a collection of little marks in the plate that hold ink.”
Verb
Present participle for to be objectionable or unsatisfactory
“… man, that really bites that you have to work on the weekend.”
Verb
Present participle for grip or tear with teeth
“Llamas won't bite or kick.”
Verb
Present participle for take a chance
Verb
Present participle for to smart or cause to smart
“The female mosquitoes become the bloodsuckers, and they use their long proboscis to bite other animals and feed on their blood.”
Verb
“The chewed-up area of the frame at this point will not provide a good surface for the new strike plate screws to bite into.”
Verb
Present participle for to take firm hold of or act effectively upon
“It's not clear that the war will bite deep enough to lead to petrol rationing, but this may be a factor in your thinking.”
Verb
Present participle for be persuaded to accept a deal or offer
“The fish stopped biting.”
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