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sinewsin‧ew /ˈsɪnjuː/ noun [countable, uncountable]  1 HBHHBAa part of your body that connects a muscle to a bone The sinews on his neck stood out like knotted string.2 the sinews of something
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sinewMy son feels long and stringy now, all sinew, veins and bone.She could feel every bone and sinew of him.Trim all excess fat and sinew from roast.Then he prophesied to them and made flesh and sinews come around them.She shifted restlessly beneath him, her heart pounding out of control as she registered the powerful interplay of muscle and sinew.They sketched a woman whose chest had been carefully cut open to reveal muscle and sinew.Rope is the sinew of any sailing vessel.The plan was designed to provide the sinews of enhanced military power.
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