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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gnash.


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  • * Mitt Romney's Gordian Knot, ctd: Mitt gnashes teeth as GOP Rep Paul Ryan opines that Romneycare is "not that dissimilar to Obamacare," another sign that he'll remain a nonstarter in the 2012 GOP primary until he repudiates what used to be seen as a middle-of-the-road policy solution before Obama adopted the mandate.

    The Morning Plum

  • It includes some eerie elements, like a massive Mouse King puppet that gnashes its teeth, prompting occasional wails of "Mommy!" from the young audience.

    Where to Get Your Nutcracker Fix

  • In this "Nutcracker," a Wild Thing hides in the scenery and a massive Mouse King puppet gnashes its teeth, prompting screams from some children in the audience.

    Mixed Nutcrackers

  • That being said, I hate to hunt with someone who weeps, wails and gnashes teeth about the least little nick or scratch to a piece of equipment.

    All About Rifle Abuse*

  • While the nation gnashes its teeth waiting for Superman to visit failing schools we may be doing a more grave disservice to the kids who seem to be succeeding.

    Steve Nelson: Leave Your Children Alone!

  • Alone in the desert, Saldaña weeps, she sleeps, she gnashes her teeth.

    Youth and Prayer

  • Then the birth is a moment of bloody nightmare, Harriet releasing a demon from the deeps, which gnashes wildly at her breast.

    Author, author: Joanna Kavenna

  • * Rush Limbaugh loudly gnashes his teeth at Scott Brown's heretical support for FinReg.

    Happy Hour Roundup

  • He stomps and gnashes his teeth ... tells me I'm being unreasonable!

    Excerpt from The Vicious Circulation of Dr Catastrope

  • He foams at the mouth, gnashes his teeth and becomes rigid.

    On being a fan, and the first half of Season Four


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