swot, grind, nerd, wonk, dweeb(noun)
an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground
"a coarse grind of coffee"
drudgery, plodding, grind, donkeywork(noun)
hard monotonous routine work
grind, mill, pulverization, pulverisation(verb)
the act of grinding to a powder or dust
crunch, cranch, craunch, grind(verb)
press or grind with a crushing noise
make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together
"grate one's teeth in anger"
labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil(verb)
"She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
compass, comminute, tug, boil, roil, toil, dig, craunch, drudge, moil, dig up, tire, wear out, poke, cut into, crunch, churn, cranch, jab, grasp, weary, prod, jade, tire out, wear upon, fatigue, travail, delve, get the picture, drive, hollow, stab, apprehend, outwear, comprehend, turn over, excavate, labor, mash, wear down, savvy, push, grok, wear, bray, dig out, grate, fag out, labour
dance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced
grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminute(verb)
reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
"grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic"
flirt, craunch, crackle, dig, travail, squelch, cranch, dally, labour, coquet, chat up, romance, comminute, crush, coquette, scraunch, butterfly, scranch, squeeze, munch, grate, toil, bray, labor, crunch, hee-haw, mash, squash, moil, philander, drudge
created by grinding
"grind designs into the glass bowl"
shape or form by grinding
"grind lenses for glasses and cameras"
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How to use grind in a sentence?
I feel like I'm coming along. I feel like I haven't been my very best playing self over the past year and a half, for different reasons. I think as you grow older you have figure out the best way to utilize not only your body but your skill. Playing on turf makes it a little more difficult because it's more of a grind, so to speak, but I do know that come June I'll be my fittest and hopefully be playing my very best soccer.
He realized that this was no joke, that he had to learn all the dialogue and go through this whole emotional grind in very, very, long takes.
The resistance was fierce. The enemy even had armored personnel carriers, it's good to grind down the enemy.
I’ll do what I did in the league: I’ll grind my butt off and I’ll show that I have a commitment.
You have to put the time in to be a true professional. Study, prepare the way you need to, it’s easy to do in September, easy to do in October. It starts getting hard in November and December. Some days you don’t feel like going out there. But you’ve got to be able to grind, you've got to be able to put it in the bank.
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- moldreCatalan, Valencian
- mlít, drtit, vrtět, brousitCzech
- млѣтиOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- mahlen, zermahlen, grinden, schleifenGerman
- αλέθω, άλεσμαGreek
- pulir, moler, molienda, rutinaSpanish
- keinuttaa, hetkuttaa, jauhaa, hioa, karkeus, jauhatusFinnish
- pulvériser, moudre, broyerFrench
- meilScottish Gaelic
- morzsol, zúz, köszörül, őröl, darálHungarian
- 磨ぐ, 挽くJapanese
- malen, verpulveren, schuren, vermalen, karweiDutch
- rive, male, skrape, raspe, kverneNorwegian
- ścierać, mlećPolish
- moer, rebolarPortuguese
- măcina, pisaRomanian
- толо́чь, шлифова́ть, моло́ть, отшлифова́тьRussian
- mala, nötaSwedish
- öğütmek, bilemekTurkish
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