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muscles

See definition of muscles on Dictionary.com
  • nounlarge fibers of animal body
  • nounpower, influence

synonyms for muscles

  • flesh
  • meat
  • tendon
  • tissue
  • beef
  • brawn
  • might
  • sinew
  • thew
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antonyms for muscles

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  • impotence
  • powerlessness
  • weakness
  • impotence
  • powerlessness
  • weakness
  • lethargy
  • laziness
  • lack
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How to use muscles in a sentence

The women at once rose and began to shake out their draperies and relax their muscles.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The ability to sustain the tone for a long time will increase, and with it the power of the muscles exercised.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
His ear, his brain, his muscles take on a new joyous activity, and the tide of life rises higher.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
There was a vicious aching in his nerves, his muscles were flaccid and unstrung; a numbness was in his brain as well.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In the whole of anatomy there is no task so difficult as that of learning the precise attachments of the muscles of the back.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The greenish suit he wore was filled to capacity with overly developed muscles.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
High cheek bones and prominent maxillary muscles enhanced the truculence indicated by his chin.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The larval stage is passed in the muscles of various animals, especially cattle, where it lies encysted (cysticercus stage).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He was not quite sure of himself just then; his lips trembled a little; he could not altogether control his facial muscles.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He crouched, nerves and muscles tense, controled in spite of the torturous cloud of scalding vapor that pressed close to him.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO MUSCLES

  • anatomy
  • body
  • built
  • character
  • configuration
  • constitution
  • corpus
  • figure
  • form
  • frame
  • habit
  • habitus
  • makeup
  • muscles
  • nature
  • shape
  • structure
  • type
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