spread-eagle


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Synonyms for spread-eagle

to sit or lie with the limbs spread out awkwardly

Synonyms for spread-eagle

stretch out completely

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stretch over

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execute a spread eagle on skates, with arms and legs stretched out

stand with arms and legs spread out

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defeat disastrously

with arms and legs stretched out and apart

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In the spread-eagle diagram, an electron appearing from the bottom right emits a photon of light, the wavy line.
Soldiers geared for Anzio or Inchon "secured" an empty hangar by rousing four unarmed men from sleep, screaming at them to spread-eagle on the ground and binding them with handcuffs when they did not obey English orders.
Vale of Glamorgan teenager Zac Gould gave a scintillating five star display to spread-eagle the field in the St David's Gold Cross tournament over the Royal St David's course at Harlech.
The number eight finished off a great counter-attack by outside-half Luke Richards who took his own kick-ahead to spread-eagle the Swansea defence.
A Fine Romance, a playfully pugnacious duet for Terence Marling and Schultz, was a standout with its cross-legged shoulder sit, spread-eagle overhead spin and leggy articulations (including a swift battement in the derriere).
With 10 North East Counties cross-country titles to his credit, the Sunderland Harrier again showed a clean pair of heels to his rivals to spread-eagle a field of over 270 which showed he will still be the one to beat when the NE Championships are held on his home patch at Herrington in two weeks time.
A German shepherd with a possible brain tumor slid through the MRI chamber, spread-eagle under anesthesia.
The spread-eagle involves kicking their legs out as far as they can go - and even perform the daring ZZ Spin, making the stick spin around and then turning it up to 540But remember - pogo-stick stunts are hard to master and you should always wear protective gear while you practise.
I am right-handed, and when I skated I did my jumps, spins and spread-eagles to the left (counterclockwise) as did most of the other skaters.