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synonyms for pincers

  • forceps
  • pliers
  • tongs
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How to use pincers in a sentence

And the nightmare clutch laid hold upon his heart with giant pincers.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Some of the figures are being roasted, twitched with red-hot pincers, partly baked, or forced to swallow fire.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
He was conscious of a brief pain in one finger, and the next instant someone tore the finger out of his hand with red hot pincers.
INSIDEKICKJESSE FRANKLIN BONE
He had put on a stone-cloth shirt, and seizing iron pincers, he lifted off an iron cover.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
The pincers gripe, the pliers handle; the one is like the closed hand, the other like the fingers.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
This kind of pincers took from the ocean a portion of the sea, which it compelled to remain calm.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
If the foreign body can be seen it should be grasped with a pincers and removed.
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
The male does not manage this female, a strong objector, save by seizing her mandibles with his pincers.
THE NATURAL PHILOSOPHY OF LOVEREMY DE GOURMONT
He was condemned to be burned with red-hot pincers, to be torn asunder by four horses, and to be quartered.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
And then, as stated in a previous chapter, Tige amused herself by taking a pincers and dragging out the nails of Helen's toes.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
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