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Part of speech: Past tense


Part of speech: Past participle


Part of speech: Participle

To make into powder by friction; sharpen or smooth by friction; as, to grind a knife; grate or rub together; oppress; harass; turn the crank of, as a hand- organ, etc.

Part of speech: Verb

To sharpen or polish something, or to make something into powder, by friction; be grated or rubbed together; college slang, to study hard.

Part of speech: Verb

The act of sharpening, polishing, etc.; laborious and tedious work; wearisome routine; as, the daily grind; college slang, a student who studies laboriously.

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