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synonyms for ligature

  • band
  • bandage
  • binding
  • bond
  • connection
  • knot
  • ligament
  • nexus
  • rope
  • tie
  • yoke
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How to use ligature in a sentence

A fourth ligature, but this one swift as an arrow, darted towards his stomach, and wound around him there.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
It would be the bursting of the ligature of the artery; and once under the water with its heavy burden, no power could raise it.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
For a time the wound seemed to be progressing favorably, but the unlucky complication of the ligature threw him back.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
On that day the ligature came away, giving instant and entire relief.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
His hands were now immoderately swelled from the tightness of the ligature; and the pain had become intolerable.
THE INDIAN: ON THE BATTLE-FIELD AND IN THE WIGWAMJOHN FROST
Having ligated the duct, he saw it swell below and become empty above the ligature.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
The surgeon was immediately sent for to examine it; and the ligature came away with the slightest touch.
THE LIFE OF HORATIO LORD NELSONROBERT SOUTHEY
The hook is now to be withdrawn, and one end of the ligature cut off by scissars within a little of the noose.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
Printer's inconsistencies in spelling, punctuation, hyphenation, and ligature usage have been retained.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
An example may be taken from the circulation of the blood, to give a reason why the vein swells below the ligature.
THE THOUGHTS OF BLAISE PASCALBLAISE PASCAL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LIGATURE

  • bandage
  • bandeau
  • belt
  • binding
  • bond
  • braid
  • cable
  • chain
  • circle
  • circuit
  • copula
  • cord
  • fillet
  • harness
  • hoop
  • ligature
  • line
  • link
  • manacle
  • ribbon
  • ring
  • rope
  • sash
  • scarf
  • shackle
  • snood
  • stay
  • strap
  • string
  • strip
  • tape
  • tie
  • truss
  • band
  • binding
  • chain
  • connection
  • cord
  • fastening
  • fetter
  • gunk
  • handcuff
  • hookup
  • ligature
  • link
  • linkage
  • manacle
  • network
  • nexus
  • rope
  • shackle
  • stickum
  • tie
  • tie-in
  • wire
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