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noun as in narrow connector

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There are numerous ways in which a poorly adjusted chair can do damage to your body, from causing poor circulation to straining your neck.

When you hit the couch and turn on the television after a long day of work, the last thing you want is to crane and cramp your neck attempting to get a clear and comfortable view.

In the ’70s or ’80s, you’d have a cross or Star of David around your neck.

The snake then stretches its neck up and repeats the process.

Feed one a photo of a man cropped right below his neck, and 43% of the time, it will autocomplete him wearing a suit.

But his fingers moved through her silky strands of hair, and then down her neck.

His chin rested on the thick plastic collar buckled around his neck.

I received many bruises on my collarbones, neck, chest, and shoulders.

Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo then sought to bring the hulking Garner down by yoking him around the neck.

The 21-year-old was shot three times—twice in the back and once in the back of his neck.

One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.

For of sadness cometh death, and it overwhelmeth the strength, and the sorrow of the heart boweth down the neck.

As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.

About her neck was hung a covered basket and a door-key; and Davy at once concluded that she was Sindbad's house-keeper.

The governor attacked him, and on the way down stabbed him in the neck, with such force that he tripped and fell down.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to neck, such as: collar, cape, cervix, isthmus, nape, and scruff.

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