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noun as in strength

Strongest match

Weak match

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Example Sentences

Its frame is still thick with sinew, and there’s some kind of membrane around its chest cavity, which lights up.

But I personally started to feel disrespected, that that caused me—because of my heart, my sinew—to overreact.

The butcher sawed excruciatingly slowly through bone and sinew.

For I knew that thou art stubborn, and thy neck is as an iron sinew, and thy forehead as brass.

These arrow-heads have generally a shoulder where the arrow was set into the shaft, there to be bound tightly with sinew or fiber.

It is the nerve that accompanies the sinew, and Howell Gruffydd now receives and despatches telegrams.

The diaphragm is peculiar in that it is somewhat circular in shape and is more or less tendinous or sinew-like in the middle.

She roused all her energies; strained every sinew, and put forth all her remaining strength.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sinew, such as: tendon, force, muscle, potency, power, and vigor.

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