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bahy ting

  • v  to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws
  • v  cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
  • v  penetrate or cut, as with a knife
  • v  deliver a sting to
  • s  capable of wounding
    a biting aphorism
  • s  causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold
    a biting wind

  • Who knew that Patricia Hearst, granddaughter of newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, the inspiration for Orson Well's biting film Citizen Kane, would herself become the .
  • As he works, Meyer repeats under his breath, over and over, "No biting, no biting, no biting.
  • After several failed attempts to jolt Phoenix out of his stupor, Letterman finally resorted to biting sarcasm: "What can you tell us about your days with the Unabomber?".
News & Articles

  • Motion to lower bond in toe-biting case denied
    A judge has denied the motion to lower the bond of a man accused of biting an ex-girlfriend’s toes.
    June 20, 2013 - KOAT Albuquerque
  • Man takes plea for biting officers
    A man arrested after biting two police officers at a youth football game plead guilty to criminal trespass Wednesday. Dejuan Wells was scheduled to stand trial Thursday, but went into court a... Read more at www.WISHTV.com
    June 19, 2013 - WISH-TV Indianapolis
  • Woman accused of biting, throwing knives at boyfriend
    A fight between a suburban Palm Beach Gardens couple ended with a woman being arrested Monday for allegedly biting her boyfriend and throwing knives at him, authorities said.
    June 19, 2013 - The Palm Beach Post
Quotes

  • Jim Calhoun in Washington Post
    It was very difficult,Calhoun said. "I think I still have a couple of (marks) from biting my tongue."
  • Joey Porter in The Orange and Brown Report
    If you talk and lose, you're still losers,Porter said. "They talk like a different team, but in reality they are not. They had all the breaks, all the bounces. But when it was nail-biting time and you've got to make plays, who made them?"
  • Chipper Jones in International Herald Tribune
    If he was going to get it, I'm glad that it came on behalf of me,Jones said with a smile. "Bobby had kind of been biting his tongue lately. He was embarrassed by the record. But it was inevitable. He's too passionate about the game."

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