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Synonyms for bone

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time

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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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I ordered it "medium," although there was a hint of pink in the inner reaches near the bone.
Craig should have chosen his words better because saying someone isn't good enough is one thing but calling them thick is a bit too near the bone.
Her tumour was removed at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital and as it was positioned near the bone consultants thought they might have to amputate the youngster's limb - although, thankfully, that proved not to be the case.
I've got a tiny hole in my cartilage and where it's near the bone they make loads of little holes with a toothpick and then the bone bleeds into the hole.
Turn the chicken, cover and continue cooking until the meat is white near the bone, 15 to 20 minutes.
At Phase 1, pockets of subcutaneous edema, or fluid, can be seen, starting near the bone (figure, A).
The temperature near the bone won't reach the desired level quickly enough for food safety.
Images taken with the scattering vector perpendicular to the surface showed copious structures both near the surface, where the collagen fibers are parallel to the surface, and on the opposite side near the bone where the collagen fibers are perpendicular to the bone.