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nub

  • noun a small lump or protuberance
    nubble.
  • noun a small piece
    stub.
    • a nub of coal
    • a stub of a pencil

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bowline

  • noun a loop knot that neither slips nor jams
    bowline knot.

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bruno

  • noun German pope from 1049 to 1054 whose papacy was the beginning of papal reforms in the 11th century (1002-1054)
    Bruno of Toul; Leo IX.
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
    Saint Bruno; St. Bruno.

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towline

  • noun (nautical) a rope used in towing
    towing line; towing rope; towrope.

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midriff

  • noun the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)
    middle; midsection.
    • young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable
  • noun (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration
    diaphragm.

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jawline

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twang

  • noun a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
  • noun exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
    nasal twang.

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lanyard

  • noun a cord with an attached hook that is used to fire certain types of cannon
    laniard.
  • noun a cord worn around the neck to hold a knife or whistle
    laniard.

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muscularity

  • noun the physiological state of having or consisting of muscle
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; sinew; brawniness; muscle.

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lanyard

  • noun a cord with an attached hook that is used to fire certain types of cannon
    laniard.
  • noun a cord worn around the neck to hold a knife or whistle
    laniard.

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thriller

  • noun a suspenseful adventure story or play or movie

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stretched

  • adjective satellite (of muscles) relieved of stiffness by stretching
    • well-stretched muscles are less susceptible to injury
  • verb occupy a large, elongated area
    stretch; stretch along.
    • The park stretched beneath the train line

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lariat

  • noun a long noosed rope used to catch animals
    reata; riata; lasso.

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heave

  • noun an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
    heaving.
    • the heaving of waves on a rough sea
  • noun (geology) a horizontal dislocation

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nub

  • noun a small lump or protuberance
    nubble.
  • noun a small piece
    stub.
    • a nub of coal
    • a stub of a pencil

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hawser

  • noun large heavy rope for nautical use

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buttocks

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • noun either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump
    cheek; buttock.

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aching

  • noun a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
    ache.
  • verb feel physical pain
    ache; suffer; hurt.
    • Were you hurting after the accident?

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strung

  • adjective that is on a string
    • keys strung on a red cord
  • verb thread on or as if on a string
    draw; string; thread.
    • string pearls on a string
    • the child drew glass beads on a string
    • thread dried cranberries

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drumhead

  • noun a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum
    head.
  • adjective satellite performed speedily and without formality
    summary.
    • a summary execution
    • summary justice

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haul

  • noun the act of drawing or hauling something
    haulage; draw.
    • the haul up the hill went very slowly
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    catch.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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leash

  • noun restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
    tether; lead.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; III; trinity; terzetto.

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halyard

  • noun a rope for raising or lowering a sail or flag
    halliard.

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leash

  • noun restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
    tether; lead.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; 3; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; III; trinity; terzetto.

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snap

  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; grab; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
  • noun a spell of cold weather
    • a cold snap in the middle of May

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sinew

  • noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
    tendon.
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.

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cheekbone

  • noun the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek
    jugal bone; malar; malar bone; zygomatic; zygomatic bone; os zygomaticum.

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lariat

  • noun a long noosed rope used to catch animals
    reata; riata; lasso.

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rasping

  • noun uttering in an irritated tone
    rasp.
  • verb scrape with a rasp
    rasp.

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pull

  • noun the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    pulling.
    • the pull up the hill had him breathing harder
    • his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • noun the force used in pulling
    • the pull of the moon
    • the pull of the current

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haul

  • noun the act of drawing or hauling something
    haulage; draw.
    • the haul up the hill went very slowly
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    catch.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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tummy

  • noun slang for a paunch
    bay window; pot; potbelly; corporation.
  • noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    stomach; tum; breadbasket.

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floss

  • noun a soft loosely twisted thread used in embroidery
  • noun a soft thread for cleaning the spaces between the teeth
    dental floss.

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mooring

  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    berth; moorage; slip.
  • noun (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place
    mooring line.

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rope

  • noun a strong line
  • noun street names for flunitrazepan
    R-2; roofy; forget me drug; Mexican valium; rophy; roach; circle.

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sinew

  • noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
    tendon.
  • noun possessing muscular strength
    brawn; heftiness; brawniness; muscle; muscularity.

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bellied

  • adjective having a belly; often used in combination
  • verb swell out or bulge out
    belly out; belly.

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midsection

  • noun the middle area of the human torso (usually in front)
    middle; midriff.
    • young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable

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denim

  • noun (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear
    blue jean; jean.
  • noun a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
    jean; dungaree.

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snap

  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; grab; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
  • noun a spell of cold weather
    • a cold snap in the middle of May

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rigging

  • noun gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
    tackle.
  • noun formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
    rig.

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unbearably

  • adverb to an unbearable degree
    • it was unbearably hot in the room

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rein

  • noun one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
  • noun any means of control
    • he took up the reins of government

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muscle

  • noun one of the contractile organs of the body
    musculus.
  • noun animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
    muscular tissue.

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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noose

  • noun a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
    gin; snare.
  • noun a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
    slip noose; running noose.

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rope

  • noun a strong line
  • noun street names for flunitrazepan
    R-2; roofy; forget me drug; Mexican valium; rophy; roach; circle.

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nerves

  • noun an uneasy psychological state
    nervousness.
    • he suffered an attack of nerves
  • noun control of your emotions
    • this kind of tension is not good for my nerves

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fabric

  • noun artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    textile; cloth; material.
    • the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent
    • woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC
    • she measured off enough material for a dress
  • noun the underlying structure
    framework.
    • providing a factual framework for future research
    • it is part of the fabric of society

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muscle

  • noun one of the contractile organs of the body
    musculus.
  • noun animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
    muscular tissue.

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bedspread

  • noun decorative cover for a bed
    counterpane; bed cover; bedcover; spread; bed covering.

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thigh

  • noun the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
  • noun the upper joint of the leg of a fowl
    second joint.

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tether

  • noun restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
    leash; lead.
  • verb tie with a tether
    • tether horses

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backside

  • noun the side of an object that is opposite its front
    back end; rear.
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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luff

  • noun (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast
  • noun the act of sailing close to the wind

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strings

  • noun the section of an orchestra that plays stringed instruments
    string section.
  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine; string.

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snap

  • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
    catch; grab; snatch.
    • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
    • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
    • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
    • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
  • noun a spell of cold weather
    • a cold snap in the middle of May

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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maximally

  • adverb to a maximal degree
    • the cells maximally responsive to lines in this orientation will fire

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cordage

  • noun the amount of wood in an area as measured in cords
  • noun the ropes in the rigging of a ship

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twine

  • noun a lightweight cord
    string.
  • verb spin,wind, or twist together
    lace; interlace; intertwine; enlace; entwine.
    • intertwine the ribbons
    • Twine the threads into a rope
    • intertwined hearts

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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unnaturally

  • adverb in an unnatural way
    • his other arm lay across his chest, unnaturally, as if placed there deliberately, for a purpose
  • adverb not according to nature; not by natural means
    by artificial means; artificially.
    • artificially induced conditions

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cords

  • noun cotton trousers made of corduroy cloth
    corduroys.
  • noun a line made of twisted fibers or threads
    cord.
    • the bundle was tied with a cord

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tendon

  • noun a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
    sinew.

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musculature

  • noun the muscular system of an organism
    muscle system; muscular structure.

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thread

  • noun a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    yarn.
  • noun any long object resembling a thin line
    ribbon.
    • a mere ribbon of land
    • the lighted ribbon of traffic
    • from the air the road was a grey thread
    • a thread of smoke climbed upward

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hamstring

  • noun one of the tendons at the back of the knee
    hamstring tendon.
  • verb make ineffective or powerless
    • The teachers were hamstrung by the overly rigid schedules

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palpable

  • adjective capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt
    tangible.
    • a barely palpable dust
    • felt sudden anger in a palpable wave
    • the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton
    • a palpable lie
  • adjective satellite can be felt by palpation
    • a palpable tumor

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biceps

  • noun any skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm)

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yank

  • noun an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
    Northerner; Yankee.
  • noun an American (especially to non-Americans)
    Yankee-Doodle; Yankee.

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rein

  • noun one of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
  • noun any means of control
    • he took up the reins of government

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buttock

  • noun either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump
    cheek.

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suspense

  • noun apprehension about what is going to happen
  • noun an uncertain cognitive state
    • the matter remained in suspense for several years

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grow

  • verb pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
    turn.
    • The weather turned nasty
    • She grew angry
  • verb become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain
    • The problem grew too large for me
    • Her business grew fast

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pull

  • noun the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    pulling.
    • the pull up the hill had him breathing harder
    • his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • noun the force used in pulling
    • the pull of the moon
    • the pull of the current

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belly

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; abdomen.
  • noun a protruding abdomen
    paunch.

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hauling

  • noun the activity of transporting goods by truck
    truckage; trucking.
  • verb draw slowly or heavily
    haul; hale; drag; cart.
    • haul stones
    • haul nets

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roundness

  • noun the fullness of a tone of voice
    rotundity.
    • there is a musky roundness to his wordiness
  • noun the quality of being round numbers
    • he gave us the results in round numbers, but their roundness didn't affect the point he was making

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forearm

  • noun the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
  • verb arm in advance of a confrontation

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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webbing

  • noun something forming a web (as between the toes of birds)
  • noun a narrow closely woven tape; used in upholstery or for seat belts

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wariness

  • noun the trait of being cautious and watchful
    chariness.

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flatness

  • noun the property of having two dimensions
    two-dimensionality; planeness.
  • noun a want of animation or brilliance
    • the almost self-conscious flatness of Hemingway's style

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sail

  • noun a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
    canvass; canvas; sheet.
  • noun an ocean trip taken for pleasure
    cruise.

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wire

  • noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  • noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
    conducting wire.

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skin

  • noun a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
    tegument; cutis.
    • your skin is the largest organ of your body
  • noun an outer surface (usually thin)
    • the skin of an airplane

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cable

  • noun a telegram sent abroad
    overseas telegram; cablegram.
  • noun a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
    transmission line; line.

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tightrope

  • noun tightly stretched rope or wire on which acrobats perform high above the ground

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mooring

  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    berth; moorage; slip.
  • noun (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place
    mooring line.

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drawn

  • adjective satellite showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
    careworn; raddled; haggard; worn.
    • looking careworn as she bent over her mending
    • her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness
    • that raddled but still noble face
    • shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens
  • verb cause to move by pulling
    pull; draw; force.
    • draw a wagon
    • pull a sled

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nylon

  • noun a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers
  • noun a synthetic fabric

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jaw

  • noun the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
  • noun the bones of the skull that frame the mouth and serve to open it; the bones that hold the teeth

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canvas

  • noun a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
    canvass.
  • noun an oil painting on canvas fabric
    canvass.

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pulling

  • noun the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    pull.
    • the pull up the hill had him breathing harder
    • his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • verb cause to move by pulling
    pull; draw; force.
    • draw a wagon
    • pull a sled

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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stretching

  • noun act of expanding by lengthening or widening
  • noun exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent
    stretch.

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lasso

  • noun a long noosed rope used to catch animals
    reata; lariat; riata.
  • noun Belgian composer (1532-1594)
    Orlando di Lasso; Roland de Lassus.

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stretch

  • noun a large and unbroken expanse or distance
    • a stretch of highway
    • a stretch of clear water
  • noun the act of physically reaching or thrusting out
    reach; reaching.

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buckle

  • noun fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
  • noun a shape distorted by twisting or folding
    warp.

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abdomen

  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; stomach; belly.
  • noun the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm
    abdominal cavity.

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yarn

  • noun the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    recital; narration.
    • his narration was hesitant
  • noun a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
    thread.

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shroud

  • noun a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
  • noun (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
    mainsheet; tack; sheet; weather sheet.

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pull

  • noun the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    pulling.
    • the pull up the hill had him breathing harder
    • his strenuous pulling strained his back
  • noun the force used in pulling
    • the pull of the moon
    • the pull of the current

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torso

  • noun the body excluding the head and neck and limbs
    body; trunk.
    • they moved their arms and legs and bodies

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impossibly

  • adverb to a degree impossible of achievement
    • long thought to be an impossibly difficult operation
    • impossibly far from sources of supply

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thriller

  • noun a suspenseful adventure story or play or movie

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strap

  • noun an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position
  • noun hanger consisting of a loop of leather suspended from the ceiling of a bus or train; passengers hold onto it

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stomach

  • noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    tummy; tum; breadbasket.
  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    venter; abdomen; belly.

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flex

  • noun the act of flexing
    • he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies
  • verb contract
    • flex a muscle

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draw

  • noun a gully that is shallower than a ravine
  • noun an entertainer who attracts large audiences
    attraction; drawing card; attracter; attractor.
    • he was the biggest drawing card they had

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bow

  • noun a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
    bowknot.
  • noun a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments

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wick

  • noun any piece of cord that conveys liquid by capillary action
    • the physician put a wick in the wound to drain it
  • noun a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
    taper.

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