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gnash·ing

(nash'ing),
The grinding together of the teeth as a nonmasticatory function; sometimes associated with emotional tension.
See also: bruxism.

gnash·ing

(nash'ing)
The grinding together of the teeth as a nonmasticatory function; sometimes associated with emotional tension.
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Ditto for a pair of 'unconnected' teen students who were forced to similarly care for each other while trying to survive all those dementedly gnashing teeth!
Admittedly, there'd be more gnashing and less wailing in the case of any goodbye to Gord.
This week we hear, "As for this worthless slave, throw him into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth" (Matthew 25:30).
HAVING lived through six years of war, including air raids, bombing, gas masks, flying bombs, blackouts, food and fuel rationing, queuing, electricity cuts, dig for victory and make-do-and-mend government schemes, I cannot understand the current whingeing, wailing and gnashing of teeth over a few months or even a year or two of economic pressures.
And there are bound to be bugs and a certain amount of gnashing of teeth, hint the main players in this exercise.
It would not be surprising that a great calamity is truly imminent with much wailing and gnashing of teeth not unlike the exodus out of Egypt into the land of milk and honey.
All that roaring and gnashing of teeth and snorting fire.
Casey and Santorum, in their long march away from libertarian positions, have started the teeth of their party's faithful gnashing.
There are other small nuggets in this cart-load of dross from The Independent Institute, but finding them involves the reader in an uncongenial exposure to rampant libertarians weeping, wailing and gnashing their teeth.
There is much gnashing of teeth whenever a key British asset falls into foreign hands.
This concentration of architectural attention north of the Elbe has led to a predictable gnashing of teeth on the poorer southern banks.
All of the wailing and gnashing of teeth regarding the imminent demise of the Pontiac GTO is misplaced.