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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
flesh (noun)
1.
a) the soft parts of the body of an animal and especially of a vertebrate , especially the parts composed chiefly of skeletal muscle as distinguished from internal organs, bone, and integument
b) the condition of having ample fat on the body - cattle in good flesh
c) - skin
2.
a) edible parts of an animal
b) flesh of a mammal or fowl eaten as food
3.
a) the physical nature of human beings - the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak Matthew 26:41(Authorized Version)
b) - human nature
4.
a) human beings - humankind
b) living beings
c) - stock kindred
5.
a plant part used as food - fleshy , also the fleshy part of a fruit
6.
Christian Science an illusion that matter has sensation
7.
- substance insights buried in the flesh of the narrative Jan Carew
flesh (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to initiate or habituate especially by giving a foretaste
2.
archaic - gratify
3.
a) to clothe or cover with or as if with flesh , broadly to give substance to - usually used with out flesh out a plan
b) to make fuller or more nearly complete - used with out museums fleshing out their collections with borrowed works
4.
intransitive verb
to free from flesh to become - fleshy often used with up or out
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
flesh (noun)
animal and especially mammal tissue used as food
SYNONIMS:
flesh
RELATED WORDS:
game, poultry, red meat, variety meat
flesh (verb)
to express more fully and in greater detail
SYNONIMS:
amplify, develop, dilate (on upon), elaborate (on), enlarge (on upon), flesh (out)
RELATED WORDS:
add (to), complement, supplement; discourse, expatiate, ramble, run on
NEAR ANTONYMS:
compress, contract; outline, summarize, sum up
abbreviate, abridge, condense, shorten
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