shoulder


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Synonyms for shoulder

bear

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give someone the cold shoulder

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rub shoulders with someone

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  • mix with
  • associate with
  • consort with
  • hobnob with
  • socialize with
  • fraternize with

shoulder to shoulder: side by side

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shoulder to shoulder: together

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straight from the shoulder

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Synonyms for shoulder

to take upon oneself

Synonyms for shoulder

the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm

a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

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the part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder

a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road

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lift onto one's shoulders

push with the shoulders

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carry a burden, either real or metaphoric

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References in classic literature ?
When the waiter had felt my fast cooling tea-pot with the palm of his hand, and had looked imploringly at me, and had gone out, Drummle, careful not to move the shoulder next me, took a cigar from his pocket and bit the end off, but showed no sign of stirring.
Drummle, my shoulders squared and my back to the fire.
This he resented, and when she stood shoulder to shoulder with him, bristling and showing her teeth, the aspiring solitary ones would back off, turn-tail, and continue on their lonely way.
In this way, with ten warriors, I built a series of three steps from the ground to the shoulders of the topmost man.
And Harley would point to the scarred shoulder and say, "That may account for it, and most possibly a hundred other things like it of which we cannot see the marks.
Anna was not in lilac, as Kitty had so urgently wished, but in a black, low-cut, velvet gown, showing her full throat and shoulders, that looked as though carved in old ivory, and her rounded arms, with tiny, slender wrists.
Rising from the sailor who had precipitated the battle he shook his giant shoulders, freeing himself from two of the men that were clinging to his back, and with mighty blows of his open palms felled one after another of his attackers, leaping hither and thither with the agility of a small monkey.
The sailor jerked out his weapon and leveled it at Clayton's back, Miss Porter screamed a warning, and a long, metal- shod spear shot like a bolt from above and passed entirely through the right shoulder of the rat-faced man.
Left foot a trifle advanced, knees slightly bent, he was crouching, with his head drawn well down between his shoulders and shielded by them.
He rushed, as though attempting the old shoulder trick, but at the last instant swept low to the snow and in.
Mighty Idomeneus speared him on the right shoulder as he was mounting his chariot, and the darkness of death enshrouded him as he fell heavily from the car.
When he kissed her upon the lips she leaned heavily against him and looked over his shoulder into the darkness.
Still Jerry was not satisfied, and he squirmed around until he lay in the hollow of Skipper's arm, his head resting on Skipper's shoulder, when, with a profound sigh of content, he fell asleep.
Now, then -- your head's right, speed's right, shoulders right, eyes right, chin right, gait, carriage, general style right -- every- thing's right
With a slight rustle of her white dress trimmed with moss and ivy, with a gleam of white shoulders, glossy hair, and sparkling diamonds, she passed between the men who made way for her, not looking at any of them but smiling on all, as if graciously allowing each the privilege of admiring her beautiful figure and shapely shoulders, back, and bosom- which in the fashion of those days were very much exposed- and she seemed to bring the glamour of a ballroom with her as she moved toward Anna Pavlovna.