- n1. chewing, crunching, craunch-ing, munching, champing, mumbling, Fletcherism, Fletcherizing, gnawing, nibbling, biting, Dial. chawing, Both Archaic. manducation, manducating; rumination, remastication.2. pulverization, pulverizing, comminution, comminuting, trituration, triturating, levigation, levigating, powdering, granulating, granulation; grinding, braying, pestling, kibbling, milling; crushing, mashing, kneading, smashing, Sl. smushing, pounding, beating; crumbling, disintegration, disintegrating, shattering.
A Note on the Style of the synonym finder. 2014.