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Synonyms for rib

to tease or mock good-humoredly

Synonyms for rib

support resembling the rib of an animal

any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)

cut of meat including one or more ribs

a teasing remark

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a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant

a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling

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form vertical ribs by knitting

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And Robin was right well pleased with the day's adventure, even though he had got a drubbing; for sore ribs and heads will heal, and 'tis not every day that one can find a recruit as stout of bone and true of soul as Little John.
The worthy carrier, whose unholy thoughts kept him awake, was aware of his doxy the moment she entered the door, and was listening attentively to all Don Quixote said; and jealous that the Asturian should have broken her word with him for another, drew nearer to Don Quixote's bed and stood still to see what would come of this talk which he could not understand; but when he perceived the wench struggling to get free and Don Quixote striving to hold her, not relishing the joke he raised his arm and delivered such a terrible cuff on the lank jaws of the amorous knight that be bathed all his mouth in blood, and not content with this he mounted on his ribs and with his feet tramped all over them at a pace rather smarter than a trot.
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I preferred it when you let go of that rib bone clean, with no trace of meat.
The yoke is not shaped with increases; the snug fit is due to a combination of needle shaping and the tight rib pattern.
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Cervical rib is a supernumerary rib which arises from the seventh cervical vertebra.
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