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thegosis (THE-go-sis) noun
Grinding of teeth as a means of sharpening them.
[From Greek thegos, to sharpen.]
(Bruxism is the word for night-time grinding of teeth.)
"Dr Scally says, 'If you nearly had an accident, and you're rattled. Or
you've found your partner has been unfaithful and you want to kill her,
but you're not allowed to because this society says you shouldn't. But
the violent, murderous feelings are still there and the weapon-sharpening
thegosis will accompany them.'"
Bruxism is the word for the phenomenon of teeth-grinding while sleeping.
Have patience! In time, even grass becomes milk. -Charan Singh, mystic (1916-1990)