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synonyms for thumb

  • TOE
  • claw
  • extremity
  • fang
  • feeler
  • finger
  • fork
  • hook
  • pinkie
  • pointer
  • index finger
  • phalange
  • ring finger
See also synonyms for: thumbed / thumbing
  • claw
  • hook
  • digit
  • antenna
  • extremity
  • tentacle
  • feeler
  • pointer
  • ring finger
  • pinky
  • tactile member
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How to use thumb in a sentence

It was possible to pinch your thumb and forefinger together for a button press or rub the two fingers together to spin a dial.
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Six feet is a good rule of thumb for reducing the risk of getting infected, and there are ways to make sure people stay that far apart.
HERE’S HOW COVID-19 IS CHANGING CLASSES THIS YEARBETHANY BROOKSHIRESEPTEMBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Adding up all those costs, drawing on the latest research, the report comes up with with a total externalities cost of between $800 and $1,400 per tonne, with “at least $1,000” used as a reasonable rule of thumb.
BIG OIL’S HOPES ARE PINNED ON PLASTICS. IT WON’T END WELL.DAVID ROBERTSSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
It differentiates between products and services and uses a binary thumbs up or down system like Facebook, rather than a point or star-ratings system like Google.
APPLE RATINGS IS COMING TO IOS 14, HOW DISRUPTIVE WILL IT BE?GREG STERLINGSEPTEMBER 1, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Linking to your other blog posts from a relating one has become a rule of thumb in writing blog posts.
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Many persons impede their execution by not keeping the thumb independent enough of the rest of the hand.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Willis introduced into his organs pneumatic thumb-pistons about the year 1851.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
He held the pin delicately between finger and thumb, and controlled her with his roguish eyes.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He turned pages with a moistened thumb, took a pencil out of his pocket, passed both to the passengers of the roadster.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
And he jerked his thumb towards the tower where mademoiselle was a captive, and where at night "Battista" was locked in with her.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO THUMB

  • accost
  • address
  • advise
  • appeal to
  • apply to
  • beseech
  • confer
  • consult
  • entreat
  • feel
  • feel one out
  • give a play
  • give a tumble
  • greet
  • implore
  • make advance
  • make overture
  • make up to
  • plead
  • propose
  • sound out
  • speak to
  • supplicate
  • take aside
  • talk to
  • thumb
  • tumble
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