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  • as inbosom
  • as inchest

synonyms for rib cage

  • bust
  • chest
  • teats
  • heart
  • breast
  • bust
  • bosom
  • peritoneum
  • ribs
  • thorax
  • mammary glands
  • pulmonary cavity
  • upper trunk
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antonyms for rib cage

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  • exteriority
  • outside
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How to use rib cage in a sentence

So Hettie put the chicken in a cage, with some wool to cover it, and fed it several times every day, till it came to know her.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
The 'cage' was simply an arrangement for 'straiter custody,' though but rarely judged necessary in the case of ladies.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Across the middle of the cage a stout barricade has been erected, and behind the barricade sits the Master, pale but defiant.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
Benny gave them no peace at all until they had admired his wonderful new stockings, and felt of each rib.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
A long, portable cage had been put together on the stage during the intermission, and within it the ten pacing beasts.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
The cage went down by the run into the boat, and with a crash fell asunder.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
This was pulled down in 1625 and the bells placed in the wooden cage erected for them on the roof of the central tower.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
Had the automatic snout poking through the steel grille of the rear of the cage.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
He has been teasing my parrot in its cage, and has plucked so many of its feathers that it now looks like a beaked rat.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
But Ruth Hilton sprang to the large old window, and pressed against it as a bird presses against the bars of its cage.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO RIB CAGE

  • bust
  • chest
  • rib cage
  • teats
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