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synonyms for paunches

  • abdomen
  • belly
  • bulge
  • epigastrium
  • fat
  • gut
  • potbelly
  • tummy
  • spare tire

antonyms for paunches

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  • sleekness
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How to use paunches in a sentence

They 'doctored' some rabbit paunches with strychnine cunningly enough, and laid them seductively in the field.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
Though they had nothing in their paunches but water yet they were all very fat.
THE INTERESTING NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF OLAUDAH EQUIANO, OR GUSTAVUS VASSA, THE AFRICANOLAUDAH EQUIANO
Both have small paunches, and talk rapidly, with emphatic gestures of their hands, features and bodies.
THE INSPECTOR-GENERALNICOLAY GOGOL
In summer, when rabbit-paunches will not keep on account of the weather, a little valerian root is used as a bait.
THE BOOK OF CATSCHARLES H. ROSS
Then drooping their venerable heads upon their priestly paunches, they would snore.
THE LEGEND OF ULENSPIEGEL, VOL. II (OF 2)CHARLES DE COSTER
The best filled paunches cannot resist them; deflating little by little, they make the heaviest light.
THE LEGEND OF ULENSPIEGEL, VOL. II (OF 2)CHARLES DE COSTER
The bladders, or paunches, of slain animals are very generally used as water vessels.
SHIFTS AND EXPEDIENTS OF CAMP LIFE, TRAVEL & EXPLORATIONW. B. LORD
Crammed to the brim, greatly pleased with themselves, the hussars strummed on their paunches: "'Tis so much gained!"
SIX WOMEN AND THE INVASIONGABRIELLE YERTA
All the huge paunches and bosoms held their breath, waiting till Florent should disappear from sight.
THE FAT AND THE THINEMILE ZOLA
Boiled (or raw) paunches make a splendid food for dogs, and have great nutritive value.
SPORTING DOGSFRANK TOWNEND BARTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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