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Synonyms for breast

Synonyms for breast

the seat of a person's innermost emotions and feelings

Synonyms for breast

the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen

either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

meat carved from the breast of a fowl

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

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meet at breast level

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reach the summit (of a mountain)

confront bodily

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roared the object of Roderick's persecution, at the same time giving an instinctive clutch to his breast.
exclaimed the divine; but, nevertheless, his hand stole to his breast.
A man of impure life, and a brazen face, asking Roderick if there were any serpent in his breast, he told him that there was, and of the same species that once tortured Don Rodrigo, the Goth.
Just before sunset we found ourselves exactly under the nipple of Sheba's left Breast, which towered thousands of feet into the air, a vast smooth hillock of frozen snow.
I'm sorry I had to put a patch on your breast, but it really couldn't be helped.
High up among the branches of a mighty tree she hugged the shrieking infant to her bosom, and soon the instinct that was as dominant in this fierce female as it had been in the breast of his tender and beautiful mother--the instinct of mother love--reached out to the tiny man-child's half-formed understanding, and he became quiet.
Then hunger closed the gap between them, and the son of an English lord and an English lady nursed at the breast of Kala, the great ape.
Not so with Kala; she held the small form of the little Lord Greystoke tightly to her breast, where the dainty hands clutched the long black hair which covered that portion of her body.
Did her savage breast swell with pride as she witnessed his victory over the ape?
Now she sat upon a high branch, safe out of harm's way, cuddling the little thing close to her hairy breast, the while her savage little eyes bored down upon the contestants in the clearing, and her ferocious voice urged Taug and the other bulls to leap into the melee.
Grimaud drew from his breast a large letter, upon the envelope of which was traced the address of Athos.
She bore on her breast, in the curiously embroidered letter, a specimen of her delicate and imaginative skill, of which the dames of a court might gladly have availed themselves, to add the richer and more spiritual adornment of human ingenuity to their fabrics of silk and gold.
Dames of elevated rank, likewise, whose doors she entered in the way of her occupation, were accustomed to distil drops of bitterness into her heart; sometimes through that alchemy of quiet malice, by which women can concoct a subtle poison from ordinary trifles; and sometimes, also, by a coarser expression, that fell upon the sufferer's defenceless breast like a rough blow upon an ulcerated wound.
Hailing his softened tone and manner, his daughter fell upon her knees before him, with her appealing hands upon his breast.
If you touch, in touching my hair, anything that recalls a beloved head that lay on your breast when you were young and free, weep for it, weep for it