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synonyms for nape

  • collar
  • cape
  • cervix
  • isthmus
  • scruff
  • strait
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How to use nape in a sentence

This shadow follows my every move, an uncomfortable chill on the nape of my neck.
HOW OUR DATA ENCODES SYSTEMATIC RACISMAMY NORDRUMDECEMBER 10, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
If a man has hired an ox and has crushed its foot or has cut its nape, ox for ox to the owner of the ox he shall render.
THE OLDEST CODE OF LAWS IN THE WORLDHAMMURABI, KING OF BABYLON
She knew that Harney liked to see its reddish edges ruffled about her forehead and breaking into little rings at the nape.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
They approached in a friendly manner, “dancing and making many signs of joy, saying in their tongue Nape tondamen assuath.”
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
In this connexion, I need merely allude to the production of voluptuous sensations by tickling the nape of the neck.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
Ajax grabbed him by the nape of the neck and seat of his uniform, nearly ruining one of the epaulets.
WATCH YOURSELF GO BYAL. G. FIELD
The man who fed was weary, and Tess could see that the red nape of his neck was encrusted with dirt and husks.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
As she bent over the plants, the white nape of her neck was visible, where her dark hair traced a thick wavy line.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
And how vexed Litvinov was with himself already, as he watched the red nape of the retreating sharpers neck!
SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH
It rippled away from her forehead and broke into shining little curls about her ears and at the nape of her neck.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
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WORDS RELATED TO NAPE

  • cape
  • cervix
  • collar
  • isthmus
  • nape
  • scruff
  • strait
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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