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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Possessing muscular strength; A cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment.

Usage examples (35)
  • Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.
  • He preaches what he calls the sinew and bone of doctrine, and he is very stern in the pulpit.
  • Tough sinew is the result of hard muscular action.
  • The young day's strength is ours in sinew and thew and muscle, for more
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