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  • noun Plural form of chewing, present participle of chew.

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Examples

  • Having received one of the worst ‘ass chewings’ in my life including 8 years in the infantry from a manager in my prior firm for working TOO much, I can assure you it does not motivate one to work harder or smarter.

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  • Usually verbal out-chewings are just blurry badness with only a few phrases standing out.

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  • I'm all done taking ass chewings for other people not getting their work done.

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  • The guest quarters of Mr. Lillington's great house being fully occupied by the Governor's party, I had been relegated to Cousin Edwin's tiny attic over the stable block, and the fitting of my gown was being accomplished to the accompaniment of muffled stampings and chewings from below, punctuated by the monotonous strains of the groom's whistling as he mucked out the stalls.

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  • When he'd first come on board the Jefferson, Stoney had been all but an object of worship for the young Lieutenant Wayne, despite the royal ass-chewings the younger officer had received from him a time or two for hot-dogging.

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  • _Queen: (Poking with a fork.) _ It would take seven chewings!

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  • We are seated in twos and twos, some at nuts, some at books, some flirting, some musing, some chatting, some discussing 'the irrepressible squabble,' many chewings, or cutting plugs of tobacco from long wedges, produced from their waistcoat-pockets.

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  • Western Locofocos, Southern Moors, and North-country Muscovites, as to the drug in its abuses: strange cures (if any) of strange ailments of mind or body by its prudent use: how to wean men and nations from those deleterious chewings and smokings; with true and particular accounts of such splendid self-conquests as Coleridge and De Quincey, and -- shall I add another, a living name?

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  • Western Locofocos, Southern Moors, and North-country Muscovites, as to the drug in its abuses: strange cures (if any) of strange ailments of mind or body by its prudent use: how to wean men and nations from those deleterious chewings and smokings; with true and particular accounts of such splendid self-conquests as Coleridge and De Quincey, and -- shall I add another, a living name?

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  • In most pre-packaged meadow mixes, the dominant grasses are likely to be crested dog's tail, chewings fescue and red fescue, with grasses making up 80 per cent of the total.

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