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  • nounbody tissue, skin
  • nounhumankind

synonyms for flesh

  • beef
  • fat
  • meat
  • muscle
  • brawn
  • cells
  • corpuscles
  • fatness
  • food
  • plasm
  • plasma
  • protoplasm
  • sinews
  • weight
  • flesh and blood
  • thews
See also synonyms for: fleshless

antonyms for flesh

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  • skinniness
  • thinness
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    In certain species, a male anglerfish will latch onto his chosen female with a sexy bite, then release digestive enzymes to melt their flesh together.
    EGG YOLK COLOR DOESN’T MEAN WHAT YOU THINK IT DOESPOPSCI STAFFOCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    That predator’s active ocean cruising generates enough body heat to keep it toastier than surrounding seawater, an effort that burns through the equivalent of about six pounds of flesh a day.
    COULD AN ANCIENT MEGASHARK STILL LURK IN THE DEEP SEAS?BY RILEY BLACKOCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Others might have thick, spongy flesh that can store water for long periods of time.
    SCIENTISTS SAY: DESERTBETHANY BROOKSHIREOCTOBER 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    You can register in the flesh at your state or local election office.
    IT’S TIME TO CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION—HERE’S HOWJOHN KENNEDYSEPTEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    The collaboration will next flesh out the bounce itself — a more complex stage that requires novel interactions to push everything apart again.
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    Some startups, like Impossible Foods, focus on cleverly engineering plant matter to taste like the animal flesh so many people love.
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    It is full of poetic feeling, and the flesh tints are unusually natural.
    WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
    Such things happen to all flesh, from man even to beast, and upon sinners are sevenfold more.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    Woe to the man that first did teach the cursed steel to bite in his own flesh, and make way to the living spirit.
    PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
    In fact, on the palm a small drop of blood showed distinctly against the firm, pink flesh.
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    WORDS RELATED TO FLESH

    • earth
    • flesh
    • human species
    • humanity
    • humankind
    • man
    • mortality
    • people
    • society
    • universe
    • world
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