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noun as in insides

noun as in mechanics

noun as in mechanism

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In a line of business built on meticulous order, the inner workings of Spinal Solutions were a study in disorder.

Flight data recorders were produced and became permanent props in the studio, their workings explored.

So Rove—I will give him this much—knows the workings of the fearful, reactionary mind.

Not terribly, according to one former intelligence official who was familiar with its workings.

It was grueling to find the inner workings of a human being in the character of Epps.

The Boulton and Watt low-pressure engine did not work well with the high steam, and the water rose in the mine workings.

The inner workings of their corporeal mechanism is no mystery for him.

Ten shillings and Jaffery's peremptory order to stick to his side and obey him slavishly took the place of intellectual workings.

The workings of the world were certainly beyond his understanding; the ways of Nature he was in close touch with.

There was always something impetuous in the workings of his intellect, as well as the rush of his sympathy.


On this page you'll find 95 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to workings, such as: belly, entrails, innards, bowels, center, and components.

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