vein


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Synonyms for vein

Synonyms for vein

an intermixture of a contrasting or unexpected quality, especially in a person's character

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a temporary state of mind or feeling

a distinctive way of expressing oneself

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a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart

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a distinctive style or manner

any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ

a layer of ore between layers of rock

one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect

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make a veinlike pattern

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References in classic literature ?
In the next place, the consistency of the coats of which the arterial vein and the great artery are composed, sufficiently shows that the blood is impelled against them with more force than against the veins.
And still, Amiel too, be it remembered (we are not afraid to repeat it), has said some things in Pascal's vein not unworthy of Pascal.
He quested across the face of the slide to the opposite wall of the vein and back again.
For a hundred feet up and down he traced the walls of the vein.
But this he gave up as a vain task; and he sent more slides of soil down upon the scene of his labor, until no sign remained of the out-jutting walls of the vein.
All night long you must sing to me, and the thorn must pierce your heart, and your life-blood must flow into my veins, and become mine.
I myself saw them face death by the hundreds, but the lust of battle was in their veins then, the taste of blood upon their palates.
The veins were standing out like whipcord on Granet's flushed forehead.
He scarcely knew himself whether that little gulp of acute feeling, which shot through his veins, was of relief or disappointment.
Floweth there not a tainted, frothy, swamp-blood in thine own veins, when thou hast thus learned to croak and revile?
No one in the world who lives to grow old, and who has loved and felt the fire of it in his veins, can pass that line without sorrow, or look back without a pang.
It is the physical life in your veins - too splendid to permit you abstract pleasures.
she compressed her lips, and dropped her burning eyes to his hands with their swollen veins.
He had concealed a dropsy from infancy, he had inherited a large estate of water on the chest from his grandfather, he had had an operation performed upon him every morning of his life for eighteen years, he had been subject to the explosion of important veins in his body after the manner of fireworks, he had had something the matter with his lungs, he had had something the matter with his heart, he had had something the matter with his brain.
Since opening its doors three years ago, Hamilton Vein Center has been on a mission to end people's unnecessary vein pain and suffering through awareness campaigns, patient education and the most advanced vein treatments.