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as in little
a very small amount I'll have just a nip of your sandwich

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nip

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noun (2)

as in sip
the portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time give me just a nip of milk to help me swallow this pill

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nip

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verb

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as in to shave
to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument I'm just going to nip these hedges, and then I'll be done with the work outside

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as in to pinch
to squeeze tightly between two surfaces, edges, or points the puppy nipped her hand while playing

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“Nip.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nip. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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