Noun(1) a cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment(2) possessing muscular strength
(1) Tough sinew was made from their tendons for stitching the heavy hides together.(2) Ecclesiastical organisation has become the sinew and muscle of the Republican party.(3) The sight of death and destruction, the gore, the exposed sinew and bone, the open skulls and slaughtered children does not bother me.(4) he was all muscle and sinew(5) Slow cooked, the sinew that makes meat tough becomes jelly.(6) But what we have is quite enough to be going on with: a bracingly intelligent documentary that treats its audience like grown-ups and has the force and sinew of real history and real politics.(7) Students and fledgling writers are constantly warned away from adjectives and told to give their writing strength and sinew with judiciously chosen nouns and verbs.(8) Noticing that there was little meat on the sucker and heeding the cook's warning that the sinew was pretty tough, I passed.(9) This is by no means to imply that the X-Trail feels scantily put together or without sinew , nor that all its body panels will drop off as soon as you bump its reconfigured alloys up on to a kerb.(10) The giant, sinewed fighter turned his head to the cave entrance.(11) The sinewed and sinewless meat may then be blended together.(12) The liver then may fail to nourish the sinews ; muscles develop tension and weakness.(13) In this silence, alert us to the wailing of people in peril, awaken us to possibilities of perfection, attune us to the sinews of strength that we share, so that our hands will not be lifted in destruction.(14) By opening ourselves to the presence of the Spirit, we can receive the sinews of divine strength, enabling us to move in his power.(15) Electricity and water on tap ease the burden of domestic labour for African women, but they may also help to snap some of the remaining sinews that hold together old rural lifestyles.(16) If you forget that you are ambassadors, your work will be feeble, listless and inefficient, because nerveless and sinewless .
4. muscle ::
5. brawn ::
Different Formssinew, sinews, sinewy
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