forearm


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Synonyms for forearm

to prepare (oneself) for action

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In consequence, his forearm was ripped open to the bone.
He lay at full length, upon his stomach, his feet resting upon the toes, his head upon the left forearm.
His left forearm appeared to rest in his lap; he moved his pieces with his right hand, which seemed disproportionately long.
There were twenty who loosed shafts at him, and when the man was afterwards slain it was found that he had taken eighteen through his forearm.
I parried his first blow with my forearm, at the same time delivering a powerful blow to his jaw that sent him reeling back; but he was at me again in an instant, though in the brief interim I had time to draw my revolver.
For some little time his eyes rested thoughtfully upon the sinewy forearm and wrist all dotted and scarred with innumerable puncture-marks.
There was no wabble to the revolver and it was directed toward her stomach, not from an outstretched arm, but from the hip, against which the forearm rested.
In the intensity of her desire to impress him, she put her forearm between her teeth and sank them to the bone.
We never find, for instance, the bones of the arm and forearm, or of the thigh and leg, transposed.
Instead he drew the back of a brown forearm and hand across his mouth and wiped his bloody fingers upon his thighs.
His hand crept along her bare forearm and up and partly under the elbow-sleeve.
It gives me the impression of a secret society of some sort; the same with his badge upon the forearm.
I fell on my forearms and head, among thorns, and rose with a torn ear and bleeding face.
His forearms were black and blue from wrist to elbow, what of the countless blows he had warded off, and here and there the tortured flesh was beginning to fester.
He crouched a bit more, drew his body more compactly together, and covered up with his hands, elbows, and forearms.