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noun as in thigh

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They may be the fruit of his loins; they are also potential rivals.

As we gird our national loins for the mid-term elections in November, here is a brisk primer on the movement.

Everywhere we turn, there are loamy loins and torrents of testosterone.

On his loins was a lion of great fierceness, and coiled round his waist was a hissing mamba (snake).

Thou therefore gird up thy loins, and arise, and speak to them all that I command thee.

And thou, son of man, mourn with the breaking of thy loins, and with bitterness sigh before them.

And the same John had his garment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins: and his meat was locusts and wild honey.

The messenger would take no excuse; and at last, seeing no alternative, we girded our loins and accompanied the Hurkara.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to loins, such as: femur, groin, flank, gammon, ham, and hock.

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