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See definition of ribs on Dictionary.com
  • as inchest
  • as indinner

synonyms for ribs

  • breast
  • heart
  • rib cage
  • bosom
  • bust
  • peritoneum
  • thorax
  • mammary glands
  • pulmonary cavity
  • upper trunk
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    How to use ribs in a sentence

    He was ready to drop when he reached it, and his heart beat like a hammer against his ribs.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    The back, ribs and head of very beautiful small figured wood.
    VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
    "Kick a few uh his ribs out uh place for a starter," Piegan coolly advised.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    She paused for a fraction of a second, while his heart went thumping against his ribs.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    These steel ribs and this whalebone make it more like a piece of harness than anything else I can think of.
    THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
    It is vaulted in stone, and the plain horseshoe arches at the end without any ribs (see illustration), are worthy of notice.
    BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
    Again, we have the fact that man possesses normally only twelve ribs, one less than is found in the gorilla and the chimpanzee.
    MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
    They used various kinds of wood, horn or even bone, such as the ribs of large animals.
    THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
    The skull of a man grinned up at us, half sunk in the green turf, and the ends of ribs shewed how he to whom it had belonged lay.
    A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
    With fifty dollars tucked away, I laid for her until out she came with a final poke in the ribs.
    THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO RIBS

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