flesh


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meat

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physical nature

pulp

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  • pulp
  • soft part
  • fleshy part

flesh something out

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put flesh on something

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your own flesh and blood

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the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat

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a soft moist part of a fruit

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remove adhering flesh from (hides) when preparing leather manufacture

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For several days they remained in the neighborhood of these Indians, reposing after all their hardships, and feasting upon horse flesh and roots, obtained in subsequent traffic.
Why should they object to eating human flesh," I asked, "if it is true that they look upon us as lower animals?
His belly cried aloud in anguish and his jowls slavered for flesh.
Not only did the habit of a lifetime prompt him to eat it raw, but the craving of his palate as well; for to him cooked flesh was spoiled flesh when compared with the rich and juicy meat of a fresh, hot kill.
They are eating the flesh of the woman," she whispered in tones of horror.
Never had he quite accustomed himself to the ruined flesh that civilized men had served him, and in the bottom of his savage heart there had constantly been the craving for the warm meat of the fresh kill, and the rich, red blood.
In my right leg is a burning pain; and from the flesh, protruding head and shaft from either side, is an arrow of the Fire-Man.
He had felt her hand in his, he had looked into her eyes and caught a vision of a beautiful spirit; - but no more beautiful than the eyes through which it shone, nor than the flesh that gave it expression and form.
He kept the fire brightly blazing, for he knew that it alone intervened between the flesh of his body and their hungry fangs.
For the Deadly Sands will Turn Any Living Flesh to Dust in an instant.
Forasmuch as it is ordained of God that all flesh hath spirit and thereby taketh on spiritual powers, so, also, the spirit hath powers of the flesh, even when it is gone out of the flesh and liveth as a thing apart, as many a violence performed by wraith and lemure sheweth.
It is good that man should accept at face value the cheats of sense and snares of flesh and through the fogs of sentiency pursue the lures and lies of passion.
He will lend the money, he says, and he will charge no interest, but if the loan be not repaid in three months Antonio must pay as forfeit a pound of his own flesh, which Shylock may cut from any part of his body that he chooses.
It was true that Tarzan and Tantor were the best of friends, and that Tarzan never yet had tasted of the flesh of the elephant; but the Gomangani evidently had slain one, and as they were eating of the flesh of their kill, Tarzan was assailed by no doubts as to the ethics of his doing likewise, should he have the opportunity.
This indeed Susan did not entirely; for, though she literally kept it within her teeth, yet there it muttered many "marry-come-ups, as good flesh and blood as yourself;" with other such indignant phrases.