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chomp

(jargon)
To fail.
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The three-inch-long shrimps--one dubbed "Sparky"--began their chomping spree last spring.
Players can guide PAC-MAN through the vast, scrolling 3D mazes of Block Town, Jungle Steps and more while chomping dots and evading ghosts.
While slight in comparison, songs such as ``In Blue Hawaii'' and ``Wind Chimes'' cast their spell, while an amusing ``Vega- Tables'' allowed band members to reach for bunches of broccoli, cauliflower and celery while making percussive chomping sounds.
SUPERSLIM Geri Halliwell is keeping her new trim figure - by chomping on endless amounts of bubble gum.
Its ferocious snout flaunted an extra chin-like projection called a rosette--ideal for grabbing and chomping big fish.
Department officials said they put the pedal to the metal because they knew Californians were chomping at the bit to receive their refunds.
Jaric had been chomping at the bit to get into an NBA game, but the Clippers guard has had repeated setbacks.
Activities like the chomping action of teeth destroy barriers inside a plant cell that keep certain enzymes and substrates separate.