gnash

Part of speech: verb

To grind ( the teeth) together, as in rage.

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Usage examples "gnash":

  1. Gnash not so thy greedy teeth against me! - "Faust", Goethe.
  2. That fellow really knows how to dance, and the way he can convey to a girl the impression that he's only alive on her account makes me gnash my teeth with green- and- blue envy. - "Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man", Marie Conway Oemler.
  3. And as the crowd pressed on them, craning their necks, breathless with anxiety, he placed the Principle of Organic Life in the tiger's body with such effect that the monster immediately heaved its chest, breathed, agitated its limbs, opened its eyes, jumped to its feet, shook itself, glared around, and began to gnash its teeth and lick its chops, lashing the while its ribs with its tail. - "Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance", Burton, Isabel, Lady.