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biting

  

      adj  
1    piercing; keen  
a biting wind     
2    sarcastic; incisive  
a biting comment     
  bitingly      adv  


biting   , bird louse  
      n      See       louse       2  
biting midge  
      n   any small fragile dipterous fly of the family Ceratopogonidae, most of which suck the blood of mammals, birds, or other insects  
crib-biting  
      n   a harmful habit of horses in which the animal leans on the manger or seizes it with the teeth and swallows a gulp of air  
  crib-biter      n  
nail-biting  
      n  
1    the act or habit of biting one's fingernails  
2   
a    anxiety or tension  
b    (as modifier)  
nail-biting suspense     
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n.
Love bite. A bruise raised on the body of a sexual partner by very hard kissing / biting / sucking.
[Fam.] spelled also hickey
n.
a large pocket of very cold air, typically the coldest air in the Northern Hemisphere, which sits over the polar region.
exp.
1. to stop using an addictive substance abruptly and completely. 2. to undergo sudden and complete withdrawal from a habitual activity or behavior pattern. 3. to begin or do something without planning, preparation, or practice.
n.
Froides mains, chaudes amours
n.
dieu donne le froid selon le drap
n.
aux grands jours, les grands froids
n.
à la Sainte_Denise, le froid n'en fait plus à sa guise
n.
au jour de la sainte_guoule, le jour croît, mais le froid recule
n.
en pleine lune d'août, coupe ton bois, et cet hiver, tu n'auras pas froid
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