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Synonyms for flesh

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flesh(noun)

    the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat

    material body, chassis, build, form, figure, shape, pulp, human body, physical body, soma, physique, anatomy, frame, bod

  2. human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh(noun)

    alternative names for the body of a human being

    "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"

    framing, course, skeletal system, figure, pulp, frame, shape, variety, kind, conformation, figure of speech, image, chassis, physical body, trope, frame of reference, soma, haoma, human body, underframe, strain, contour, grade, systema skeletale, general anatomy, cast, form, mannikin, inning, physique, phase, mannequin, condition, skeleton, body-build, habitus, configuration, fig, variant, number, digit, class, pattern, bod, name, skeletal frame, signifier, embodiment, descriptor, manikin, public figure, sort, anatomy, word form, var., design, material body, manakin, build

  3. pulp, flesh(verb)

    a soft moist part of a fruit

    shape, bod, figure, mush, material body, frame, form, build, chassis, anatomy, physical body, pulp, pulp magazine, soma, human body, physique

  4. flesh(verb)

    remove adhering flesh from (hides) when preparing leather manufacture

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flesh(n.)

    muscle and fat (of animal bodies)

  2. flesh(n.)

    meat, animal food

  3. flesh(n.)

    pulp, edible part of fruit

  4. flesh(n.)

    body (as opposed to spirit), flesh and blood

  5. flesh(n.)

    carnality, sensual appetites, bodily desires

  6. flesh(n.)

    kindred, stock, race

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flesh(n)

    meat, carnage, pulp (of fruit), carnality, sensual appetites, carrion (decaying flesh)

    Associated words:
    incarnate, incarnation, excarnate, excarnation, carnate, carneous, trichina, trichinosis, carnassial, carnification, carnify

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flesh":

    meat, pulp, chair, broiler, skin

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How to use flesh in a sentence?

  1. Tom Fahy:

    Making music is voluntary. Unlike bread, we don’t require it for our sustenance. Accordingly, music shouldn’t require its pound of flesh from the would-be listener. The price of art should be set by the market, by the listener, not by a machine with political interests.

  2. Hazrat Ali Ibn-e-Abi Talib, Nahj-ul-Balagha (Sermons and sayings Compilation):

    Man is a wonderful creature; he sees through the layers of fat (eyes), hears through a bone (ears) and speaks through a lump of flesh (tongue).

  3. Wesley Norris:

    Gen. Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, in the meantime, stood by, and frequently enjoined( a county constable) to lay it on well, an injunction which he did not fail to heed ; not satisfied with simply lacerating our naked flesh, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee then ordered the overseer to thoroughly wash our backs with brine, which was done.

  4. Jamela Dunbar:

    Look at me all flesh and bones, head, arms, and legs, do you see a Monkey in my human flesh, and bones, because I am Black. Oh No No, said the Monkey, I don't talk.”

  5. Douglas MacArthur:

    It must be of the spirit if we are to save the flesh.

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