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Antonyms for grindinggrind·ing

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  1. grindingnoun

    material resulting from the process of grinding

    "vegetable grindings clogged the drain"

    Synonyms:
    attrition, abrasion, detrition

  2. grindingnoun

    a harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears)

    Synonyms:
    attrition, abrasion, detrition

  3. grinding, abrasion, attrition, detritionnoun

    the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

    Synonyms:
    excoriation, corrasion, contriteness, rubbing, detrition, contrition, scratch, attrition, friction, abrasion, scrape

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. grindingadjective

    Synonyms:
    abradant

  2. grindingnoun

    Synonyms:
    pulverization, trituration, crushing, levigation

How to use grinding in a sentence?

  1. Ronit Lupu:

    This discovery represents a highly significant addition to our research of the city and the vicinity. Apart from the pottery, the fascinating flint finds attest to the livelihood of the local population in prehistoric times: Small sickle blades for harvesting cereal crops, chisels and polished axes for building, borers and awls, and even a bead made of carnelian (a gemstone), indicating that jewelry was either made or imported, the grinding tools, mortars and pestles, like the basalt bowl, attest to technological skills as well as to the kinds of crafts practiced in the local community.

  2. Scott Servais:

    He’s been probably one of our most consistent at-bats here over the last week or so, just grinding through it, obviously, his niche is killing the lefties. He usually stays right on left-handed pitching, and he was right there again tonight.

  3. Dara Khosrowshahi:

    It's ultimately gonna be good, but when you're going through periods of change, there's gonna be pain, and I think right now, we're right in the middle of the grinding.

  4. Steve Warren:

    This was a methodical and often times grinding movement from the south to the north, it took the friendly forces several weeks to be able to break through.

  5. Cameron Tringale:

    I’ve been out here a long time. I have n’t won, but I love competing, and I just want to see if I can keep beating guys, sunday they give the trophies away, but you’re really out there grinding and you’re playing against yourself. But it’s just fun to see how I can match up when I ’m playing well and even when I ’m not, just how to manage that and get the most out of each week.

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