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Words nearby instep
Example sentences from the Web for instep
I could barely stand; and, on passing my hand upon my instep, perceived I had sprained my ancle in the fall.The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete|Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
Near his carcass I saw a bloody yarn sock, with a bullet hole square through the instep.The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865|Leander Stillwell
Her skirt was ankle length, and the man noted her trim, slender feet, with the high arch of the instep.A Little Girl in Old San Francisco|Amanda Minnie Douglas
Little John put the tip of his bow to his instep, and strung the weapon so deftly that all wondered to see an old man so strong.The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood|Howard Pyle
Both skirts were short enough to expose the instep and rosette or buckle on the shoe.Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century|Annie Lash Jester
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Idioms and Phrases with instep
Moving to a rhythm or conforming to the movements of others, as in The kids marched in step to the music. [Late 1800s]
in step with. In conformity or harmony with, as in He was in step with the times. The antonym to both usages is out of step, as in They're out of step with the music, or His views are out of step with the board's. [Late 1800s] Also see in phase; out of phase.