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sinew

[ sin-yoo ]SEE DEFINITION OF sinew

Synonyms for sinew

  • tendon
  • force
  • muscle
  • potency
  • power
  • vigor
  • vitality
  • thew
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Antonyms for sinew

  • disability
  • impotence
  • incompetence
  • lethargy
  • powerlessness
  • weakness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SINEW

I strained a sinew on the day that I slew the three men at Castelnau.

The doctrine of Laissez-Faire is the sinew of her policy toward the European states.

The bone and sinew is in Africa—we wish to give it direction.

He was small of person, but every sinew in his wiry frame was of steel.

Small as the old man was, he was all sinew and muscle; his clutch was like that of a vice.

The merchants, mechanics, and farmers, who constitute the bone and sinew of India.

Excitement is the backbone and muscle and sinew of our beings.

Then they threaded the sinew through the holes in an “over-and-over seam.”

He looked at the "bone and sinew of the nation," who prodded each other.

These are the bone and sinew of the city, wanting to know which army to enter.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SINEW

beef

nounstrong physical makeup
  • arm
  • brawn
  • flesh
  • force
  • heftiness
  • meat
  • might
  • muscle
  • physique
  • power
  • robustness
  • sinew
  • steam
  • strength
  • thew
  • vigor
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