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synonyms for knuckles

  • brass knucks
  • knuckle-dusters
  • knucks
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How to use knuckles in a sentence

Mademoiselle snatched it from the hand, which was very tiny, and pink, with dimples where grown up folk have knuckles.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Aristide, however, went up to the door; as there was neither knocker nor bell, he rapped with his knuckles.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Marius, without further heeding him, stepped to mademoiselle's door and rapped on a panel with brisk knuckles.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She shrank back, her hands locking themselves one in the other till the knuckles showed white.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Mike could push his knuckles hard into the faces of people who owed him money, and he'd never even be arrested.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
He pressed his knuckles against his lips and said, frowning, Well, that leaves only one more thing to do.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
He stared blankly at the table and then brought his knuckles up against his teeth with a deep breath.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
He rapped at the door with his knuckles, and a girl of about fourteen, very neatly dressed, answered the summons.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
Her fingers worked at the lapel of my collar; by bending my head I could have touched her small white knuckles with my lips.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
So he rapped his head with his knuckles, and they laughed together as young happy things do at trifles.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO KNUCKLES

  • brass knucks
  • knuckle-dusters
  • knuckles
  • knucks
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.