As Palestinians rejoiced, Israeli settlers in Gush Etzion wept and gnashed their teeth.
Maddened with fear and rage he gnashed his teeth and growled, and then charged at the child.
She gnashed her white tusks, and dug into the sand with her brazen claws.
The old man shivered with ague the whole day, he swore and gnashed his teeth.
They gnashed their teeth silently, and clutched their swords under their coats.
He gnashed his teeth and shook her by the shoulders exultantly.
Maddened at this direct accusation, the Sanhedrists "gnashed on him with their teeth."
He gnashed his teeth, and rolled over and over in a paroxysm of jealous recollection.
She gnashed her white tusks and dug into the sand with her brazen claws.
He screamed, yelled, gnashed his teeth, struck and snapped at everyone around.
early 15c., variant of Middle English gnasten "to gnash the teeth" (c.1300), perhaps from Old Norse gnastan "a gnashing," of unknown origin, probably imitative. Cf. German knistern "to crackle." Related: Gnashed; gnashing.
Heb. harak, meaning "to grate the teeth", (Job 16:9; Ps. 112:10; Lam. 2:16), denotes rage or sorrow. (See also Acts 7:54; Mark 9:18.)