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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A vital part that is vulnerable to attack; Veins in the neck that return blood from the head adj. - Relating to or located in the region of the neck or throat.

Usage examples (39)
  • In order to place a sterile catheter a small area of hair is clipped over the jugular vein.
  • He always goes for the jugular
  • jugular vein
  • In other words, Moore in the usual vein (jugular, that is). for more
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  • The novice "juggler" (entertainer who can keep several objects in the air simultaneously) should start with apples, not knives, to protect his "jugular" (main vein going to the brain).
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