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  • v. Present participle of graunch.


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  • Then, too, Sherwood (or Mel) has an unhappy way of making half-italicized gerunds out of her sound effects: ‘chinging’ and ‘graunching’ come to mind.

    August 15th, 2006

  • With a graunching of its low-slung rear, the TVR settled at a drunken angle in the shallow depression.

    Mistress For A Weekend

  • Then, at 7 P.M., a subterranean, graunching sound creaked from the base of the wellhead.

    The Will

  • But he could hear it; a low graunching sound came from under the earth as the stomach of the field was pumped, black bile rising under forced pressure.

    The Will

  • Metal on metal grinding graunching sounds, not good.

    phelicity Diary Entry

  • He put his weight on the lever and I could hear the metal graunching.

    Killing Floor

  • With its laminated floorboards, lavatory, kitchen area replete with fridge, kettle and toaster, and reclining armchair facing the telly remotely linked to the Sky box in the house, this shed will never know the screech of power drill or graunching of hacksaw. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • People are graunching about ten times more than at vomit pits back home.


  • It’s only takes about five minutes but when your brakes are graunching and wailing all the way up the hill, you’d be surprised how far away it can seem.

    Labyrinth « Sven’s guide to…


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