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Synonyms for throat

an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep

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a passage resembling a throat in shape or function

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the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's throat

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If one of the family did but gurgle in his throat, a bystander would be likely enough to whisper, between jest and earnest,"He has Maule's blood to drink
Laughing and chattering like the idiot I was fast becoming I fell upon his prostrate form my fingers feeling for his dead throat.
Miss Mary's hand was at her own throat, which was streaked with blood.
But it did, Miss Porter," replied Clayton; "or at least if not a human throat that of a forest god.
The Grand Gallipoot was coughing too, and his throat was parched and dry.
Tell me where they are or I will kill you," and the brown fingers of the ape-man closed a little tighter upon the throat of his victim.
At the first clash Sheeta was crushed and, though he deliberately fell upon his back and drew up his powerful hind legs beneath Numa with the intention of disemboweling him, the lion forestalled him and at the same time closed his awful jaws upon Sheeta's throat.
Grimly the fingers tightened upon the mate's throat.
For several minutes they fought thus until the younger man succeeded in getting both hands upon the throat of his adversary, and then, choking relentlessly, he raised the brute with him from the ground and rushed him fiercely backward against the stem of a tree.
Jerry's heroic little heart of courage would have made him snarl and resent such treatment of handling had he not been too exhausted and had not his mouth and throat been too dry for sound.
And the human voice, the voice of a god, issuing from the throat of the tiny, snow-white bird, had made Michael go back on his haunches, while, with eyes and nostrils, he quested the steerage for the human who had spoken.
So it was that White Fang's method when he took the offensive, was: first to find a young dog alone; second, to surprise it and knock it off its feet; and third, to drive in with his teeth at the soft throat.
He requested that the Wolf pull it out, lest when he ate him it should injure his throat.
The woman whose throat he had the bad taste to cut was a widow when he met her.
With a scream that carried no human note, Tarzan leaped straight at the throat of the attacker.