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noun as in cord, line

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Serrations are designed to cut rope or cord but also reduce the portion of a blade that can be used to perform other cutting tasks, and they’re difficult to sharpen.

In traditional cultures, this might involve things like making rope, gathering and processing food, constructing houses, and firing pottery.

If you’re looking for indoor activities, think about streaming a yoga class or finding a jump rope.

If you shake it up and down, you create a wave, with the rope as your medium.

The piece of rope touching your hand doesn’t move away from your hand.

She tugged on the black rope that wrapped around his thighs and torso, her leather gloves creaking with each adjustment.

“I like decorating my slaves,” she said, referencing the rope, her thin, crimson-coated lips peeling off her front teeth.

From the roof of the barn is a long loop of rope, through this the turkey is suspended by its legs.

Clinton, meanwhile, spent several minutes greeting audience members along the rope line and posing for cellphone selfies.

After all, what politician blurts out a major life decision while working a rope line?

It occurred to him then, for the first time, that a third resource was open—he might cut the rope, and let the kite go free!

Once the rope got tangled around Squinty's foot, and he jumped over it to get free.

All this while Squinty was chewing on the apple which he had picked up from the ground after he had jumped over the rope.

Every few days after that the boy took Squinty out of his pen, and let him do the rope-jumping and the acorn-hunting tricks.

And it did not take Squinty long to learn to jump the rope when there was no apple on the other side.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rope, such as: cable, strand, string, tape, thread, and twine.

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