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Idioms for skeleton
- a family scandal that is concealed to avoid public disgrace.
- any embarrassing, shameful, or damaging secret.
Origin of skeleton
OTHER WORDS FROM skeletonskel·e·ton·less, adjectiveskel·e·ton·like, adjective
Words nearby skeleton
Example sentences from the Web for skeleton
Once the system had these data, it could track that person’s skeleton.A robot referee can really keep its ‘eye’ on the ball|Kathryn Hulick|August 20, 2020|Science News For Students
When his team examined the fossilized embryos, they noticed egg-shaped halos around the skeletons.
It’s all based on coral — small marine animals that build themselves stony skeletons, often on top of older corals.
That light — including its blue wavelengths — can enter and bounce around inside the corals’ skeleton.Going bright may help corals recover from bleaching|Carolyn Wilke|June 25, 2020|Science News For Students
As they crawl over the reef, the starfish liquefy polyps with digestive enzymes, sponging up the nutrients and leaving behind a coral skeleton.Fish poop exposes what eats the destructive crown-of-thorns starfish|Jake Buehler|June 8, 2020|Science News
That meant the talent that DJ Brinsely hired that night performed for a skeleton audience.
The identity of the skeleton remains the big question, and answers may not be forthcoming anytime soon.
Enriqueta Romero put a skeleton on the sidewalk, and helped give us Santa Muerte.America’s Fastest Growing Death Holiday Is From Mexico|Michael Schulson|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Day of the Dead parades follow a cross-cultural flow, embellishing Halloween stylizations of the dancing skeleton.
Posada used the skeleton as a way of talking about politics, commenting on life.
The sun was printing over the floor the shadow skeleton of the juniper-tree by the westerly window.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
The mutilated skeleton of a girl was found, which had apparently been in that place for considerably over a hundred years.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
A well preserved natural skeleton of this animal was brought home and deposited in the British Museum.
The veriest tyro in natural history would see that at the first glance of the massive skeleton.
The chestnuts are stripped bare already and lift their black skeleton arms in the air.Child Life In Town And Country|Anatole France