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adjective as in lambent

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For touch, the hip is next to the thigh, then the knee, then the shin and then the foot.

There’s no consensus on why this happens, but one theory is that certain muscles in the calves or shin get fatigued or have trouble producing enough force during fast walking, so it’s more comfortable to run even if it costs a bit of extra energy.

Then the researchers scanned each kid’s shin bones using an X-ray technique called computed tomography.

Much of the muscle tissue around his right shin was removed and replaced by muscle from his left leg.

You want to be in the driver’s seat, with your shins pressed firmly against the front of your boots, your weight in the balls of your feet, and your hands forward.

Stacy, acting upon his own advice was already shinning up a tree.

Up the wall, by means of cracks and tufts, was shinning a small boy.

They say one old woman broke her leg, or something, shinning over a fence.

And Bud was shinning down over the edge clawing tightly the stone points of vantage.

He had no difficulty in shinning up the trunk until he reached a lower limb, and then he quite easily drew himself up.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shinning, such as: bright, brilliant, flickering, glowing, luminous, and lustrous.

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