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noun as in organ, device of flight

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That stat — appetizing to some, horrifying to others — is what convinced a small plant-based meatless company called LikeMeat to launch its new plant-based, faux-chicken wing food, Like Chick’n Wings, in the lead up to the Big Game.

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That complex system takes a lot of circulatory power, including extra hearts, says Salcedo, who is working with colleagues on a cicada wings paper.

In the Buffalo Wild Wings incident, it’s likely that Scale Kleen hadn’t been sopped up before Super 8 was applied.

The Pistons, Red Wings, Lions and Tigers have sputtered along to a series of bottom-feeding finishes.

After country superstars Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton ended their marriage, Lambert released the double album “The Weight of These Wings.”

Specifically, the pilots got themselves into a high altitude stall, where the wings lose the capacity to provide lift.

At the same time, the heaviest parts—the main fuselage, the engines and wings—sink to the bottom.

Twin girls, Greta and Grace, run around the floor in circles, wearing pink playsuits with tiny pink wings attached.

People scream, the orchestra stops playing, and the stage manager whisks the diva into the wings.

The audience--tout Hollywood--stands to cheer his slow and painful trek from the wings to the table.

Another crash, which nearly shut up his spine like a telescope, told him that there were no wings.

To be sure, he hadn't seen Mrs. Robin go, but he had heard the beat of her wings as she began her flight.

We followed the upland past the end of the Stone till we found a slope that didn't require wings for descent.

And the stretching out of his wings shall fill the breadth of thy, land, O Emmanuel.

To this the great do not care to lend their ears, and the small have not wings strong enough to fly so far.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wings, such as: pennon, appendage, feather, aileron, airfoil, and pinion.

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