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noun as in leg part

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She will wriggle under tables and press herself firmly against shins, calves, you name it.

A few uses took care of lingering discomfort in my outer shin.

The four muscles, the quadriceps — that come in the front of the knee that attach just beyond the knee, in the front of the shin — they have to fire constantly to give you some stability.

He then resisted two change-ups, both near his shins, and wiggled his hips from side to side.

Each of DyRET’s four legs has two telescopic sections, so that it can change the length of its thigh or shin bones.

Shin eventually escaped North Korean captivity while in Vienna.

One of the most famous directors of this era was Shin Sang-ok (신상옥).

Afraid the Korean secret police would not believe his kidnapping story, Shin settled in Hollywood.

An x-ray two hours later confirms my hunch: my tibia (the big bone behind the shin) is snapped clean in two.

So upon his release in 1997, Yousef agreed to a meeting with Shin Bet.

De yuther servants wouldn' miss me, kase dey'd shin out en take holiday soon as de ole folks 'uz out'n de way.

There's a neat pile of shin-plasters getting bigger and mounting up all the time.

Walk fast now till you get away from the houses, and then shin for the raft like the dickens was after you!

Instead of rising to his feet, he sat doggedly up and began chafing his abraded shin.

Other warriors carry long oval shields reaching, at least, from neck to shin.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shin, such as: tibia, crus, shank, shinbone, and cnemis.

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