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See definition of sinews on Dictionary.com
  • as inbrawn
  • as inflesh
  • as inmuscularity

synonyms for sinews

  • beef
  • clout
  • energy
  • flesh
  • kick
  • meat
  • might
  • moxie
  • muscle
  • muscularity
  • power
  • punch
  • robustness
  • sock
  • steam
  • vigor
  • beefiness
  • thew
  • beef
  • fat
  • meat
  • muscle
  • brawn
  • cells
  • corpuscles
  • fatness
  • food
  • plasm
  • plasma
  • protoplasm
  • weight
  • flesh and blood
  • thews

antonyms for sinews

MOST RELEVANT
  • idleness
  • impotence
  • powerlessness
  • frailness
  • skinniness
  • slightness
  • thinness
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How to use sinews in a sentence

From dawn to breakfast time all hands busy slinging shells—modern war sinews—piles of them—aboard.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
But our forebears were composed of less delicate nerves and tougher thews and sinews than ourselves.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
The Girondists were now helpless, their sinews of power were cut, and the struggle was virtually over.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
In those glooms the sinews of mental energy wither with dying hope.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The Pope smiled when he saw his mighty frame and sinews of iron—a direful foe of the infidels!
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
That angels were, moreover, supposed to possess thews and sinews, we find from Gen. xxxii.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
So they made winter garments by sewing skins together with sinews or plant fibers.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
Take the meat from a cold fowl and pound it in a mortar, after removing the skin and sinews.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
Bone a pheasant, cut off the legs and press what is left of the leg inside, and cut away any sinews.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
Take a cold pheasant and pick the meat from it; remove the skin and sinews, and pound the flesh in a mortar to a smooth paste.
DRESSED GAME AND POULTRY LA MODEHARRIET A. DE SALIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SINEWS

  • beef
  • beefiness
  • clout
  • energy
  • flesh
  • kick
  • meat
  • might
  • moxie
  • muscle
  • muscularity
  • power
  • punch
  • robustness
  • sinews
  • sock
  • steam
  • thew
  • vigor
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.