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Noun
Hard dull work
“Some say the grind of the season will break you down mentally.”
Noun
A harsh grating sound
“… the grind of ice in the blender sent the cat running from the room.”
Noun
A person slavishly devoted to intellectual or academic pursuits
Verb
To reduce to fine particles
“For the chicken, using a mortar and pestle, grind garlic and salt to form a paste.”
Verb
To make sharp or sharper
“When carving the background areas, one must be careful not to grind away too much white stone.”
Verb
Rub or cause to rub together gratingly
“Where these plates meet, they grind together, creating earthquakes.”
Verb
To move with much difficulty or friction
“Three-wheeled beach vans selling everything from cigarettes to cakes grind their way through the sand.”
Verb
Oppress
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