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To crush into fine particles
“As you grind the herbs in your mortar and pestle, and then mix them with the oils, focus on the goal you desire.”
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To crush into a soft, wet, shapeless, and pulpy mass
“Put all the ingredients in a blender or food processor and grind them into a sauce.”
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To cause to become sharp or sharper
“He used a stone to grind the blade until it had a silvery edge to it.”
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To smooth by rubbing or applying friction
“If we grind and polish a surface of mother-of-pearl obliquely to the strata of which it is composed, we shall find it impossible to produce a perfectly flat surface.”
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To rub or scrape through the application of friction
“Heavy pressure causes the stone to grind the surface of the instrument more quickly and may shorten the instrument's life unnecessarily.”
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To rub, or cause to rub, together gratingly
“Where these plates meet, they grind together, creating earthquakes.”
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To exert effort or labor on a task
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“He was a civil servants' delight, dealing easily with a mass of papers where other men would have had to grind through them laboriously.”
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To move or proceed awkwardly or with much difficulty
“Three-wheeled beach vans selling everything from cigarettes to cakes grind their way through the sand.”
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To cause to be troubled or perturbed
“Though his disability checks would provide him enough money to survive, the inactivity and dependency really began to grind on Marlon.”
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To engage in carnal activity
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To masticate (food, or the cud)
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To grind or grate with an audible noise
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To persevere or continue with a task or stance despite it being menial, difficult, or boring
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To chop or cut into very small pieces
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To have an unpleasant or disturbing effect
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To acquire new information or skill
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To work diligently by artificial light
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To simulate sexual intercourse without the genitalia directly touching, i
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To remain in existence, or in the same state, indefinitely or for an extended period
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Have a strong emotional effect on
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To quiver or vibrate due to being shaken or struck
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To strike or collide with a loud noise
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Plural for hard, and usually dull, work, effort or activity
“I came up from the bottom. I had to put in the grind and put in the time.”
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(figurative) Plural for an established series of actions followed during an activity
“For the arts manager steeped in the daily grind of running an organization, pondering the larger issues of leisure time and expression may seem a little abstract.”
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Plural for a harsh and grating noise or sound, or something that causes this
“The motor coughed, ending with a loud grind and clank and a final shudder.”
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(slang) Plural for an overly studious or intellectual person
“I was a grind in school. I took everything so seriously.”
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Plural for a state of bondage, slavery, or subjugation to another person
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Plural for a genre of heavy metal music or hardcore punk, incorporating aggressive guitar riffs, extremely rapid drumming and loud, undecipherable screaming
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Plural for work done in preparation for something else
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Plural for customary or habitual usage
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Plural for an overly studious or intellectual person
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Plural for a vigorous struggle or scuffle, typically in order to obtain or achieve something
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Plural for a paid position of regular employment
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Plural for a specialist in a particular branch of study, especially the humanities
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Plural for a private teacher, typically one who teaches a single pupil or a very small group
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Plural for intense and prolonged study or meditation
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