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noun as in appendage used for support

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Most weighted blanket experts suggest you ease into use during sleep, starting with covering your legs for a few nights, then your midsection, until you finally reach your shoulders.

You may want the ability to spread out and fully extend your legs, or sit with one foot up.

A surfing accident had left the man unable to use his arms or legs.

Willie dipped Renee and she kicked up her leg, surprising them both and making them laugh.

If such a mutation gave a person extra hips and an extra pair of legs, over time their spine might lengthen to separate the legs.

I did a ten minute scene in his class: the guy who had gangrene in his leg in The Snows of Kilimanjaro.

Imagine waking up to find a guy who looks like a tech startup employee eating your charred crispy leg.

With every stroke, her leather boot creaked under the weight of her leg.

I push down on the pedal with my right leg and instead of propelling myself forward, I topple over sideways.

As my injured leg improves, my left leg starts aching, then throbbing, near my hip.

His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.

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

Were he a young man, they could save him by cutting off his leg high up, but as it is he would not stand the shock.

His left arm was behind his back, the hand clenched, the right leg perfectly straight.

A second shot, however, broke his leg, and the stately animal rolled over.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to leg, such as: lap, limb, part, pole, stage, and brace.

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