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Synonyms for forearm

to prepare (oneself) for action

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The instruments were of skeel, the string of gut, and were shaped to fit the left forearm of the dancer, to which it was strapped.
The muscles stood out upon his giant forearm as he gripped the stock of his bull whip.
he thought, and he pressed his pocket-book with his forearm.
She came to the door with them, and as they glanced back they saw her still standing there with the yellow bull pup cuddled up under one forearm, and the thin blue reek of her cigarette ascending from her lips.
She nodded her head judicially, and while she seemed to debate a weighty judgment he asked for a second helping of tinned beef--not because he was hungry, but because he wanted to watch her slim, firm fingers, naked of jewels and banded metals, while his eyes pleasured in the swell of the forearm, appearing from under the sleeve and losing identity in the smooth, round wrist undisfigured by the netted veins that come to youth when youth is gone.
Skipper's hand drooped idly, half open, from where the forearm rested on the other knee.
With a second fling he was against the cage bars, with a single slash of paw ripping down the forearm of the man who had poked him.
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.
We were regularly christened, but afterward, in the very act of tattooing us with small distinguishing marks, the operator lost his reckoning; and although I bear upon my forearm a small "H" and he bore a "J," it is by no means certain that the letters ought not to have been transposed.
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.
Instead of holding the heavy weapon extended, the butt of it and her forearm rested on the table, the muzzle pointed, not at his head, but his chest.
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.