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Synonyms for jugular

a vital part that is vulnerable to attack

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His hero Nitin Sawhney adds orchestration, and longtime pal Kate Nash duets on Better Things, as Duckworth goes for the jugular with songs such as The Children (Are The Consumers) Of The Future.
The Casa da Musica similarly goes for the jugular and is the biggest thing to happen to Oporto in a long time.
an ironic prophet who goes for the jugular in these canny and acute renderings of .
Pinn goes for the jugular vein of radical black religion (by dismissing the positive suffering of Jesus on the cross and the existence of God) in order to situate the black liberation struggle on a more sure footing.
In these unsettling and witty essays, Emil always goes for the jugular in his razor-sharp jabs at the `isms,' pettinesses and follies that deny us our humanity," said noted Asian American scholar and author Ron Takaki, whose work includes Of A Different Mirror and Strangers From a Different Shore.