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grind

1. verb, informal To engage in some activity with great intensity, devotion, or dedication. Everyone else has been grinding for their exams this week, so there hasn't been much to do. Our team has been grinding away at this project for months.
2. verb, slang To rotate one's hips and pelvis in an erotic or suggestive manner, especially while dancing. Some guy came up and started grinding against me on the dance floor.
3. noun, informal A tedious or laborious routine, especially of work or study. I'm lucky to have a job in today's economy, but this daily grind is starting to get me down.
4. noun, slang A student who studies or works to an excessive amount or degree. Primarily heard in US. Come on, Tom, don't be such a grind. It's Saturday night—come have some fun for a change!
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grind

in. to sell drugs. He told the cops he wasn’t grinding, but they found his junk.
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[I.sub.corr] values of 304 SS for all temperatures are less than [I.sub.corr] values of Ni20Cr coatings in the as-deposited and grinded conditions.
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I think we had enough chances to win two games there but they stuck in and grinded away.
The singer definitely made it to Santa's naughty list as she twerked and grinded on Santa Claus himself.
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Screams were deafening as they saucily lifted up their shirts, grinded their bodies and serenaded girls with roses.
Klum, who is married to popstar Seal, grinded her real teeth as she held up her extracted teeth to the cameras.
The pitch wasn't great, but we worked hard and grinded out a result."
Newcastle boss Rob Andrew was full of praise for his young side who grinded out a deserved victory but still felt compelled to join Pienaar and Wray's moans.
Hussain grinded out a marathon six-hour undefeated 83 as England took a vice-like grip on the fifth and deciding Test at cloudy Headingley.