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Di Liberto says this “hind-casting” is the opposite of forecasting.

Their uninjured companions also showed heightened sensitivity, and in both hind paws.

For example, there’s a dog who was born without front legs and learned to walk on her hind legs.

In another set of experiments, the team repeated the electrojabs on the mice’s hind legs, but at lower intensity.

The tracks’ most surprising feature is that they only show hind feet.

This video shows a bear walking on its hind legs through a New Jersey neighborhood.

A taxidermic bear stands almost six feet tall on his hind legs with his mouth gaping in a never-ending silent roar.

So they took the hind legs of the animal and began to drag it the other way.

“They rise up on their hind legs when somebody is coming to attack their cubs,” Palin said.

Perhaps our job, post-election, is to provide a gentle but swift boot in the bee-hind of the party whose mascot is an ass.

For, at that moment Squinty stood up on his hind legs, as the boy had taught him, and walked over toward the big balloon basket.

Then, as Squinty remembered how he had been taught to stand up on his hind legs, he thought he would do that trick now.

Squinty dropped down on his four legs, since he found that walking on his hind ones brought him no food.

He usually seizes his prey by the flank near the hind leg, or by the throat below the jaw.

Sometimes he went on four feet and sometimes he stood up straight on his hind feet.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hind, such as: behind, final, following, posterior, postern, and rear.

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