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

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We soon found it too heavy to carry that way, so skinned it and hung up the foreparts and took the skin and hindquarters.
FIFTY YEARS A HUNTER AND TRAPPERELDRED NATHANIEL WOODCOCK
He stooped to examine the dead wolf, catching it by the tail and hoisting its hindquarters off the ground.
THE TIME TRADERSANDRE NORTON
At this great oath the horse stood up on his fore-feet, and sat like a dog on his hindquarters.
He strained on the traces, exposing to them only his hindquarters, running well ahead, and keeping his throat safe.
MURDER POINTCONINGSBY DAWSON
But to-day he caught the edge of it, and he knew why Gray Wolf's ears flattened, and her hindquarters drooped.
KAZANJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
Six days and six nights of fasting had drawn in their ribs and put deep hollows in front of their hindquarters.
KAZANJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
The one with the colic had its legs stretched wide; its flanks heaved and spasms shook its hindquarters.
And Michael was in an ecstasy, bracing his hindquarters to one side or the other against the caressing fingers.
Jim rode in the lead on a splendid gray, with a powerful arching neck, strong shoulders and hindquarters made for speed.
FRONTIER BOYS ON THE COASTCAPT. WYN ROOSEVELT
But whatever the cause he just wilted away at the hindquarters, and all the veterinary's art was in vain.
WINDFALLS(AKA ALPHA OF THE PLOUGH) ALFRED GEORGE GARDINER

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