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brux

 (brŭks)
intr.v. bruxed, brux·ing, brux·es
To clench or grind one's teeth.

[Back-formation from bruxism.]
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brux

(brʌks)
vb (intr)
to grind the teeth, esp unconsciously
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brux

(brʌks)
v.i. bruxed, brux•ing.
to clench and grind the teeth.
[1990–95; back formation from bruxism]
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