verb (used with object)
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Origin of sinew
OTHER WORDS FROM sinewsin·ew·less, adjectiveun·sin·ewed, adjectiveun·sin·ew·ing, adjective
Words nearby sinew
Example sentences from the Web for sinew
But I personally started to feel disrespected, that that caused me—because of my heart, my sinew—to overreact.
The butcher sawed excruciatingly slowly through bone and sinew.
For I knew that thou art stubborn, and thy neck is as an iron sinew, and thy forehead as brass.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
These arrow-heads have generally a shoulder where the arrow was set into the shaft, there to be bound tightly with sinew or fiber.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
It is the nerve that accompanies the sinew, and Howell Gruffydd now receives and despatches telegrams.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
The diaphragm is peculiar in that it is somewhat circular in shape and is more or less tendinous or sinew-like in the middle.Voice Production in Singing and Speaking|Wesley Mills
She roused all her energies; strained every sinew, and put forth all her remaining strength.Rookwood|William Harrison Ainsworth