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Past tense for to make something hard smaller and smoother by rubbing or abrading it
“A rasp is the same as a file in that both are covered with a surface of sharp teeth to grind down the wood.”
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Past tense for to weaken someone's morale over a long period
“I'm not impressed and I'm not scared. Don't let them grind you down!”
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Past tense for to defeat completely
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Past tense for to overcome with mental or emotional stress
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Past tense for to smooth by rubbing or applying friction
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Past tense for to shred (usually foodstuffs), by rubbing across a grater
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Oppressed, persecuted or subjugated
Adjective
Afflicted by nightmares or anxieties
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