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  • as inknife
  • as instab

synonyms for shanked

  • brand
  • carve
  • clip
  • cut
  • hurt
  • impale
  • jag
  • kill
  • lacerate
  • lance
  • pierce
  • shank
  • shiv
  • slash
  • slice
  • spit
  • stick
  • thrust
  • wound
  • chop down
  • open up
  • hurt
  • injure
  • jab
  • prick
  • punch
  • stick
  • wound
  • bayonet
  • brand
  • carve
  • chop
  • cleave
  • clip
  • cut
  • drive
  • gore
  • hit
  • jag
  • knife
  • penetrate
  • pierce
  • plow
  • plunge
  • prong
  • ram
  • saber
  • shank
  • sink
  • slice
  • spear
  • thrust
  • transfix
  • open up
  • run through

antonyms for shanked

MOST RELEVANT
  • aid
  • cure
  • heal
  • help
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How to use shanked in a sentence

A sweet odour spread over the lovely hill, and many thin-shanked sheep were grazing on the grass.
HESIOD, THE HOMERIC HYMNS, AND HOMERICAHOMER AND HESIOD
The long, spindle-shanked shadows of the horses had disappeared.
A TROOPER GALAHADCHARLES KING
The boy was flat-chested and spindle-shanked and used to bank on his physical weakness when lessons were to be evaded.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL. 13ELBERT HUBBARD
A pair of straight-shanked spurs jingled at his heels, and he wore a revolver.
THE RULES OF THE GAMESTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Spin′dle-legged, -shanked, having long slender legs, like spindles.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
He shot the five shots without appreciable sighting before each, as fast as his thumb could pull back the long-shanked hammer.
THE RULES OF THE GAMESTEWART EDWARD WHITE
No more of your big-headed, spindle-shanked manikins: we shall have a chance then of seeing a man—that is, a perfect animal.
AUDREY CRAVENMAY SINCLAIR
At the end he went back to the plane with a spindle-shanked boy with a lantern accompanying him.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, AUGUST 1930VARIOUS
Kind of a stoop shouldered, hollow chested, thin shanked party, too.
TORCHY AS A PASEWELL FORD
She called her a spindle-shanked old hag and said she was going to tell the men about her false teeth.
THE COTTAGE OF DELIGHTWILL N. HARBEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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