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For I knew that thou art stubborn, and thy neck is as an iron sinew, and thy forehead as brass.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
These arrow-heads have generally a shoulder where the arrow was set into the shaft, there to be bound tightly with sinew or fiber.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
It is the nerve that accompanies the sinew, and Howell Gruffydd now receives and despatches telegrams.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
The diaphragm is peculiar in that it is somewhat circular in shape and is more or less tendinous or sinew-like in the middle.
VOICE PRODUCTION IN SINGING AND SPEAKINGWESLEY MILLS
She roused all her energies; strained every sinew, and put forth all her remaining strength.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
The personal daring of Victor Emmanuel is the bone and sinew of the Piedmontese movement.
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
For the hamlet and the outlying cottage are the springs whence the sinew and muscle of populous cities are derived.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
Kansas, according to Greeley's expressive phrase, "was steadily hardening into the bone and sinew of a Free State."
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
Let but a hostile hand make threat again, And they shall see thee in thy ancient strength, Each iron sinew quivering, lioness!
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Skins of animals tightly sewn with sinew and with well-greased seams formed excellent bottles, still used in the Orient.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SINEW

  • beef
  • force
  • might
  • muscle
  • potency
  • power
  • puissance
  • sinew
  • strength
  • vigor
  • vim
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