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synonyms for pinions

  • ban
  • constraint
  • curb
  • embargo
  • limit
  • prohibition
  • reduction
  • restriction
  • abridgment
  • arrest
  • bar
  • barrier
  • bondage
  • bridle
  • captivity
  • chains
  • check
  • command
  • confinement
  • cramp
  • decrease
  • deprivation
  • detention
  • determent
  • deterrence
  • fetters
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • imprisonment
  • instruction
  • interdict
  • manacles
  • obstacle
  • obstruction
  • order
  • rein
  • repression
  • rope
  • stop
  • stoppage
  • straitjacket
  • string
  • taboo
  • weight
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antonyms for pinions

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  • allowance
  • enlargement
  • permission
  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • beginning
  • continuation
  • encouragement
  • expansion
  • freedom
  • go
  • help
  • independence
  • indulgence
  • liberation
  • liberty
  • license
  • promotion
  • release
  • start
  • support
  • agitation
  • arousal
  • wildness
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How to use pinions in a sentence

She points to her pinions stretched over the abyss of primeval fire, her eyes blinded by its awful glare, and remains silent.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
These arbor teeth are in all cases called, not “wheels” but “pinions,” and in watch trains the wheels always drive the pinions.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
The pinions are arranged so that they can be worked with the same screw key that is used for the bolts in the circular grooves.
MECHANICAL DRAWING SELF-TAUGHTJOSHUA ROSE
They are very simple in form, consisting of a suitable cast body in which a pair of spur pinions having large teeth are carried.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
Now and then, in the midst of a figure, she would shoot me an arch glance, as much as to say that her pinions were strong now.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
Let us now return the pinions we borrowed from Icarus, and prepare to bid farewell to the wilds.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
An improvement, too, were the wire pinions—accessories much cheaper and simpler to produce than were those of wood.
CHRISTOPHER AND THE CLOCKMAKERSSARA WARE BASSETT
The few night birds, sweeping swiftly on their strong pinions from one island to another, flew past them like flitting shadows.
ARACHNE, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
If one traction wheel moves faster than the other these pinions move around and adjust the gears on either side.
FARM ENGINES AND HOW TO RUN THEMJAMES H. STEPHENSON
One of the best known uses four little beveled pinions, which are placed in the main driving wheel as shown in the cut.
FARM ENGINES AND HOW TO RUN THEMJAMES H. STEPHENSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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