armpit


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Synonyms for armpit

underarm

Synonyms for armpit

a place known for its great filth or corruption

Synonyms for armpit

the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder

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They saw the barasingh standing over him, who fled when they came near, and they heard the langurs wailing in the branches, and Sona moaning up the hill; but their Bhagat was dead, sitting cross-legged, his back against a tree, his crutch under his armpit, and his face turned to the north-east.
There was a raging blast beating in his face, and the thermometer stood below zero; the snow was never short of his knees, and in some of the drifts it was nearly up to his armpits.
I popped out to my armpits and blowed the water out of my nose, and puffed a bit.
By far the most remarkable feature of this most remarkable creature, however, were the two tiny replicas of it, each about six inches in length, which dangled, one on either side, from its armpits.
And so I raced on toward the trees intending to pass beneath that which held the man-things and take refuge in another farther on; but the wolf-dogs were very close behind me--so close that I had despaired of escaping them, when one of the creatures in the tree above swung down headforemost, his tail looped about a great limb, and grasping me beneath my armpits swung me in safety up among his fellows.
But they were silent in amazement and expectation when they saw the mighty white ape wriggle upon the back of their king, and, with steel muscles tensed beneath the armpits of his antagonist, bear down mightily with his open palms upon the back of the thick bullneck, so that the king ape could but shriek in agony and flounder helplessly about upon the thick mat of jungle grass.
With elbows braced back, hands clenched near his armpits, and chest protruded, he scudded along, while close at his heels lumbered a large-limbed, heavy, yellow mustached young man, who seemed to feel the exercise a good deal more than his senior.
Kwanza juzi they were discussing how dark my armpit is.
Apparently, Hollywood thinks that that little skin spilling over your bra strap, also known as the very normal human armpit, is now unsightly.
Just speaking aesthetically, the new 'Wonder Woman' trailer had me wishing she had armpit hair," one wrote.
The police who conducted a three-hour autopsy on Aabesh on Sunday evening, said that the teenager suffered a deep cut in his left armpit and had lacerations on his left palm and left leg.
ARMPIT and the Glitterbabies - that striking band name really stood out when I was guest on a recent BBC Introducing Saturday show alongside Bob Fischer on BBC Tees.
The craze is getting a lot of fascination and more ladies are now starting to dye their armpit hairs in pastel colours.
Hopper said: "The whole point is the contrast between fashionable female beauty and the raw, unconventional look of female armpit hair.