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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ROCK-RIBBED

The road-bed is literally 'rock-ribbed,' if not 'eternal as the sun.'

But Taygetos, rock-ribbed and ancient as the sun, remains as it was.

The strata of society are as immovable as the strata of the rock-ribbed hills.

From end to end its rock-ribbed hills are filled with tombs.

In other words, the spine is a bodily structure as old as the rock-ribbed hills.

They are rock-ribbed for truth and for a good rendering of public opinion.

The outlines of strange and sublime revolutions are imprinted on her rock-ribbed bosom.

Of course Jake is a rock-ribbed old die-hard, and he probably advised the Traction fellows to get some other broker.

High above him towered a rock-ribbed peak, so tall that even in summer its upper reaches were snowbound.

But certainty was a long way from rock-ribbed evidence—and that was something he must have to proceed further.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.