Definition of Grindingly

1. adv. In a grinding manner.



Definition of Grindingly

1. Adverb. In a grinding fashion; in a way that grinds ¹

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Definition of Grindingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grindingly

grindelias
grinder
grinderies
grinders
grindery
grindest
grindeth
grindhouse
grindhouses
grinding-in
grinding frame
grinding frames
grinding surface
grinding wheel
grindingly (current term)
grindings
grindle
grindle-stone
grindle-stones
grindles
grindlet
grindlets
grinds
grindstone
grindstones
gringas
gringo
gringos
grinned

Literary usage of Grindingly

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1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1871)
"In some, tho displaced surface seems to have moved painfully and grindingly over the subjacent bed-rock, and the surface is broken into a thousand ..."

2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"... sallies, gallant rescues, surprising feats of arms, and brave adventures"—so delightfully depicted by Froissart/ so grindingly oppressive to the people. ..."

3. The Russian Immigrant by Jerome Davis (1922)
"Even when the tasks are not so hazardous as the ones mentioned, they are likely to be grindingly monotonous and are carried on at a higher speed and more ..."

4. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1845)
"Goodman," said I, in a sort of grindingly emphatic voice, taking her by the cap-strings, " brandy, soda-water, green tea, haddock. Must be to my time. ..."

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