Nip - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Nip.

BITE
  1. penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface"
  2. deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday"
  3. to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
  4. cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
  5. a portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
  6. the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
  7. a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine"
  8. wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire"
  9. (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
  10. a light informal meal
  11. a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
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PINCH
  1. a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
  2. an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed
  3. a painful or straitened circumstance; "the pinch of the recession"
  4. irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear; "smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth"; "the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back"
  5. cut the top off;
  6. squeeze tightly between the fingers; "He pinched her behind"; "She squeezed the bottle"
  7. make ridges into by pinching together
  8. make off with belongings of others
  9. the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
  10. a squeeze with the fingers
  11. a small sharp bite or snip
  12. a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; "he never knew what to do in an emergency"

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