sinew


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Synonyms for sinew

the state or quality of being physically strong

Synonyms for sinew

a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment

possessing muscular strength

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They're cutting deep into muscle, sinew and bone now," guild representative Carl Hall told Geluardi.
Every neuron in my body, every muscle, tendon, and sinew is primed for movement at a moment's notice.
Meat and organs were used for food, while bones, hides, antlers and sinew (the tough tissue that connects muscle to bone--also known as tendon) were used in making a variety of items, including tools, clothing, arrows and ceremonial implements.
Having visited the site during perfect seasonal conditions, to discuss mechanics of construction seems somewhat unnecessary, especially as the architect himself made surprisingly apologetic references to his overt expression of structure sinew and skin.
2) After a childhood cast in sweat and sinew, Frank Marcial of Stevenson Ranch has risen to become the National Notary Association's Notary of the Year for 2006.
Edouard Collin is a tall wisp of a French teenager, all well-tanned Parisian sinew with a sharp-angled, warmly expressive face born to be placed in front of a camera.
Where refugees seek deliverance that never comes, / And the heart consumes itself, if it would live, / Where little children age before their time, / And life wears down the edges of the mind, / Where the old man sits with mind grown cold, / While bones and sinew, blood and cell, go slowly down to death, / Where fear companions each day's life, / And Perfect Love seems long delayed.
He has a compelling sincerity, making you feel every raw sinew of emotion.
Llamas are used primarily as beasts of burden, although the meat, hide and sinew were used by the Incas.
Hays' argument is strenuous and sineW but also lively and provocative, making a strong case for a French irregular garden style distinct from imitation of the English gardens of the period.
With the added strength of sinew, I was able to make a shorter bow for hunting out of ground blinds.
There has been a profound change in the nature of organizational activity in which grassroots membership has been replaced by professionalized national staffs, and local activity and organizational sinew has been supplanted by the giving of money as the sole form of organizational identification.