skeleton


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Synonyms for skeleton

Synonyms for skeleton

a preliminary plan or version, as of a written work

Synonyms for skeleton

something reduced to its minimal form

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a scandal that is kept secret

the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal

the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape

References in classic literature ?
Before she could say, "Come out, Charlie, and let my skeleton alone," a sudden irruption of boys, all in a high state of tickle, proclaimed to the hidden rogue that his joke was a failure.
Hear how I got that skeleton, and then I'm sure you will treat it with respect.
I've often heard of a skeleton in the house, but I think few people have one as useful and as interesting as ours.
Having given her this back-handed reminder of her mutinous observations to the skeleton, Mr Lammle rose from table--perhaps, the better to conceal a smile, and a white dint or two about his nose--and took a turn on the carpet and came to the hearthrug.
Philander were deeply interested in examining the skeletons.
Save for the big mound of greyish-blue powder in one corner, certain bars of aluminium in another, the black birds, and the skeletons of the killed, the place was merely an empty circular pit in the sand.
South Korea's skeleton slider Yun Sung-bin made history by becoming the first Asian to stand on an Olympic podium not just for skeleton, but any winter sliding event.
I received information from the cave administration of Demrnovska dolina that that a small skeleton was located in the ceiling of one of the inaccessible caves," explained Andrej eransky, as quoted from the press release.
JOHANNESBURG -- Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call "by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.
com)-- As Official Floral Partner to Bobsleigh CANADA Skeleton, Bloomex will be providing all florals for the BMW IBSF World Cup being hosted in Whistler, BC on November 24-25.
Islamabad -- The Police has recovered human skeleton near the residence of federal minister for CAAD Dr.
This wooly mammoth skeleton is one of four which will go up for sale at Summers Place Auctions in Sussex.
Big Blue Forever: The Story of Canada's Largest Blue Whale Skeleton
A NEAR-COMPLETE skeleton of a dodo is expected to reach more than half a million pounds when it goes up for sale in November.
The nearly intact skeleton of a 7,500-year-old man has been unearthed in a hill in Shazand County in central Iran.