throat


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Synonyms for throat

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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The dust grew thicker and thicker, and the throats and eyes and noses of the invaders were filled with it.
The nature of the struggle was made clear by a glance at the dead man's throat and face.
A low growl of warning rumbled from his throat and Sheeta halted with one paw upon Tarzan's back and turned suddenly to eye the intruder.
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.
I swabbed at her throat when I could, and found no mark; then helped him to control her a little.
She was choking with her throat; had rushed to the window for air; had near pitched out, and in catching at the window bars had cut her hand.
I've always said that--both as a lawyer and a man, but some people won't--I don't want to judge 'em--we'll say they can't--believe it; whereas I say there's always a working chance--a certainty--that the worst hasn't happened." He stopped and cleared his throat. "Now, let's come on!
It's a throat and gout place-baths, massage, electricity, and so forth.
Do not tell me that a human throat voiced that hideous and fearsome shriek."
"But it did, Miss Porter," replied Clayton; "or at least if not a human throat that of a forest god."
That instant, when Nicholas saw the wolf struggling in the gully with the dogs, while from under them could be seen her gray hair and outstretched hind leg and her frightened choking head, with her ears laid back (Karay was pinning her by the throat), was the happiest moment of his life.
Whether it was merely the expelled breath, or his consciousness of his growing impotence, I know not, but his throat vibrated with a deep groan.
Maud's footsteps were very near as his hand fluttered for the last time and my throat was released.
With throats unslaked, with black lips baked, Agape they heard me call: Gramercy!
"The Mohammedans are cutting Buddhist throats, too," added the Dragoman.