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  • nounbones of chin
  • verbtalk a lot
  • verbcriticize

synonyms for jaws

  • bone
  • mouth
  • chops
  • jowl
  • mandible
  • maxilla
  • muzzle
  • orifice
  • revile
  • scold
  • rail
  • rate
  • censure
  • berate
  • blame
  • baste
  • abuse
  • upbraid
  • vituperate
  • call on the carpet
  • tongue-lash
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How to use jaws in a sentence

The strength of the lion is tremendous, owing to the immense mass of muscle around its jaws, shoulders, and forearms.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
As they looked toward the spot, the fearful head and jaws of a crocodile could be seen reaching up out of the water.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Fire was again given to the voracious jaws of the boilers, and the three engines recommenced their labours and their rivalries.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
All at once, a crocodile appeared close to the boat, capsized it, and with open jaws was ready to devour the man.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Dan's jaws came together with a snap and a dark scowl came over his face.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Then, lifting its head and muzzle to the sky, it opened its long jaws and gave vent to a dismal and prolonged howling.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The hero is again a rescuer, but this time he rescues the princess from death at the jaws of a monster, generally a dragon.
THE THREE DAYS' TOURNAMENTJESSIE L. WESTON
As there were about sixty teeth, I think, in each pair, I felt myself much improved before the jaws were toothless.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Cold steel jaws of handcuffs closed on Black Hood's right wrist.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Clip stared at him for a moment, with jaws agape, then trundled his motor-cycle forward and lifted it into the rumble.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO JAWS

  • craw
  • crop
  • gullet
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