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They’ve got an extra set of limbs — two human arms plus four horse legs.

The reps are performed slowly, taking ten seconds up and ten seconds down, without locking the limbs or resting at the top or bottom of the motion.

Just wrap it around a green limb bent into a circle and face it into the sun.

A 2019 meta-analysis found no benefits to muscle strength, and another 2019 meta-analysis found benefits to upper limb but not lower limb muscle strength.

Her hair’s a mess, her limbs are streaked with blood, and there’s a ball-busting steeliness in her eyes.

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Inevitably, the old visceral “hands-on” flying skills, no longer much employed by pilots, have atrophied like an unused limb.

Mating with a cousin or brother is safer than risking life and limb to mate with an outsider.

“We can do anything here from open heart surgery to limb amputations,” he says.

Some might want to be the star, others to direct, but it takes a special breed to want to risk life and limb as a stuntman.

So now, keeping all that in mind, how many Afghans do you think risked life and limb to cast their ballot?

The secretary trembled in his every limb; his eyes shunned his master's as his master's had shunned Garnache's awhile ago.

"You have give a limb," repeated Perry, emphasizing the announcement by shaking his finger at the old man.

Those in favor of hanging carried the day, so he was led under the projecting limb of a tree and a rope placed around his neck.

Scattergood, with great show of solicitude, dispatched a youngster to the deacon's house for his extra limb.

It was such a partition as is effected by hacking a living man limb from limb.


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On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to limb, such as: arm, branch, extremity, leg, stem, and wheel.

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