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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.
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