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adjective as in of the navel


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When our ancestors who were taken abroad wanted to remember their history, their origin, their memory, they danced the navel dance.

From Quartz

At first, he called his invention the SNAKE, for side, navel, arm, knee and elbow — the parts of the body touching the board.

Steinberg, though, will miss everything about this week, from the networking to the navel gazing.

“Me neither,” Lohse says, gazing pityingly at his own navel.

Genuinely funny and intelligent and navel-gazing and strange, these parts might eventually add up to something truly big.

The singer Tom Jones growled hits like “Delilah” with shirts sweatily slashed to the navel.

The foam, designed to be injected into the navel, is composed of two liquid precursors.

But it's also kind of fun to make fun of the navel-gazing-ness of some of it.

Like Çupay, he dwelt in the subterranean regions, and his palace was named Tlalxicco, the navel of the earth.

Suddenly a lotus sprung from his navel, and grew till it reached the surface of the flood.

Then again, in the human body the central point is naturally the navel.

The plump-looking navel-wort, possibly introduced by him, may be seen peeping from crevices in the walls.

Who has not enjoyed a juicy navel orange, while wondering at its peculiar shape and lack of troublesome seeds?

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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to navel, such as: umbilical, omphalic, umbilicate, and umbilicated.

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