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noun as in body

noun as in corpse

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noun as in dice

noun as in doctor

noun as in physician

noun as in skeleton


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Example Sentences

This year, a bare-bones welfare program will continue into the New Year without being updated.

Instead of being strong and resilient, bones become weak and brittle.

My surgeon told me my bones were so soft he could barely install the screws.

But even if the great conqueror lies elsewhere, the Kasta bones might well be those of his wife.

Chiefly, we forgot the many, many problems there are with the bones—the book and score—to this show.

Hardy and Hicks flung the huge marrow bones with which they happened to be engaged at the time.

They are votaries of the weed, making their pipes either out of driftwood, or of the bones of animals they have used for food.

They attend to the burial of the poor, and of the bones of those who are hanged, which duty they see to once each year.

The second word should indicate by its consonants the numbers of the bones to which the attachment is made.

I hoped till morning, as a lion so hath he broken all my bones: from morning even to night thou wilt make an end of me.

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On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bones, such as: carcass, dead body, remains, ashes, cadaver, and deceased.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.