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Synonyms for bone

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time


Synonyms for bone

rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

a shade of white the color of bleached bones

study intensively, as before an exam

consisting of or made up of bone

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She may be bone idle but Jordan is absolutely fearless - a world away from wimpy Kerry McFadden, a bird so feeble the Queen would be tempted to put her out of her misery with a stick.
WHAT the non-event men's Island With Bear Grylls needed was, say, a brash, tireless Yorkshireman to lose his rag at the "lazy bunch of bone idle bastards" and rile the cook into threatening to "stab you in the f***ing eye" before being saved from death by the same bloke as his raft crashed on to rocks.
Some are bone idle before, during and after their daily lunchtime visits to the pub.
But unlike those who camp outside stores from 4am to ensure they score exactly what they want, I'm lazy, bone idle, and perhaps a little nonchalant.
Low-paid workers are constantly skint, worn out and totally dejected, whilst the bone idle dossers just laugh down their noses at us.
Teachers are not lazy, they are not bone idle, they put way more than a 40 hour week into what they do.
Yes, there are those screwing the system, the bone idle, but in a kind of reverse-Darwinism, nature doesn't weed out the nimrods: they seem to keep on blagging and dodging while the majority for whom poverty is not a 'lifestyle choice' are scapegoated.
Some dog owners are just bone idle and fining them might be the only way to get them to stop being so selfish.
It doesn't help that Ibrahimovic and Robinho are bone idle.
They're pop idols while the people who cream off the cash are arguably bone idle.
Nicholls is right - Benvolio (left) looked bone idle on his seasonal return in the Badger Ales Trophy at Wincanton last month, but he still passed the post fifth behind subsequently disqualified The Yos ung Master.
The self-proclaimed intellectual - who claims he is "not a preaching moralist" - rails against "the bone idle middle classes sponging enormous salaries for doing nothing".
I work 10 minutes from the ground and if I wasn't so bone idle taking the short cut, I'd walk past it every day.
During that time, I've paid for everybody's sex life in the form of child benefit, paid for the bone idle to avoid work and paid for Johnnie Foreigner to get free treatment from the International Health Service.
The Jessops shop assistant does not suddenly become bone idle the moment the shutters go down for the last time and they begin their trudge to the job centre.