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vice

habitual abnormal behavior of a destructive kind. It is most common in horses, pigs and chickens but may occur in any species if the animals are kept in confined spaces. See crib-biting, weaving, pica, tail biting, ear sucking, toe picking.
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The two men came against each other in grips, and almost before he had exerted himself the Irishman found himself in the merciless vise of a half-Nelson that buried him head and shoulders in the snow.
The Irishman grunted again and made a frantic struggle to twist his body around, but the wedging bodies on either side held him in a vise.
You have a high spirit, a high standard; but with you it's all natural and unaffected; you don't seem to have stuck your head into a vise, as if you were sitting for the photograph of propriety.
He stood with the two ladies, seizing both by their hands, persuading them, and giving them reasons with astonishing plainness of speech, and at almost every word he uttered, probably to emphasise his arguments, he squeezed their hands painfully as in a vise.
Good vises are available at most hardware or tool stores.
If I have a gunsmithing vice, it would be the number of vises I own.
beaucoup plus grand que] Le deuxieme argument assene par le patron du CIO est que [beaucoup moins que] ce n'est pas la France et Paris qui sont vises, mais l'ensemble de la communaute internationale.
Also, these smaller vises can easily be taken along to the range or wherever I might need to work outside my shop.
Orange Vise manufactures CNC machine vises and quick change fixturing components in Orange County, California, using a Mori Seiki NHX4000 high speed horizontal machining center.
Pas de reaction a cet article Le mouvement Ennahdha a pendu public, ce jeudi, un communique dans lequel il note que Qatar et sa direction sont vises par une campagne de presse systematique associant des parties politiques et des medias, ayant enfreint toutes les regles morales de la critique a l'encontre d'[beaucoup moins que] un pays frere prompt a aider la Tunisie et sa revolution, avant et apres la Revolution.
If you go all out like I did with two vises and a massive solid maple top, your cost will be closer to $800.