Origin of biting
OTHER WORDS FROM bitingbit·ing·ly, adverbbit·ing·ness, nounnon·bit·ing, adjectiveun·bit·ing, adjective
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How to use biting in a sentence
Computer simulations show that Neanderthal facial morphology represents adaptation to cold and high energy demands, but not heavy biting.The Human Family Tree, It Turns Out, Is Complicated - Issue 102: Hidden Truths|Razib Khan|June 30, 2021|Nautilus
Each volume in the central trilogy sees the characters grow richer and more complex, the sentences more sparkling, and the plots more elaborate and nail-biting.Netflix’s Shadow and Bone is a muddled, joyless checklist of fantasy tropes|Constance Grady|April 23, 2021|Vox
In 2000 and 2001, researchers in Peru documented a 278-fold higher biting rate by mosquitos in deforested areas, compared with relatively pristine sites.The Vast Viral World: What We Know (and Don’t Know) - Issue 99: Universality|Lauren E. Oakes|April 7, 2021|Nautilus
The Cheezburger Cat and Success Kid memes of a younger internet has matured into waves of jokes that betray a more biting, more cynical online community.
This foliage biting gets more common when there’s a pollen shortage, says Consuelo De Moraes.
Abramson, biting her tongue, was widely portrayed in rival outlets as classily above the fray.
At least one mobster said he always kept two biting monkeys in the room when he met his associates.Days of Mafia Mayhem Are Wracking Italy Once Again|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So one may wonder, what has awakened the sleeping lapdogs and why are they suddenly biting?‘Whip it!’ Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s Cabinet Of Horrors|Jake Adelstein|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The region of interest is known as the Amundsen Sea Sector, which means climate change is biting Earth in the ASS.Glaciers Lose 204 Billion Tons of Ice in Three Years|Matthew R. Francis|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She has personally confronted suicide, business failure and biting criticism, and in the face of it all she perseveres.The Directors of Joan Rivers Documentary 'A Piece of Work' Remember Its Star|Kevin Fallon|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"All right," said Dan, biting off a big chew from the plug he was holding, and restoring the rest to his pocket.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
With her little satin shoe she tapped the carpet, biting her under lip and seeming to be listening.Dope|Sax Rohmer
The day had been intensely cold, with a biting north-east wind and black frost.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
The keen wind found me out and seemed to take joy in rushing in on me in biting gusts and then whirling away over the flat.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
"I have time before dark to make Benny's cart," observed Henry, biting a crisp, sweet carrot.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner