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flesh British & World English

The soft substance consisting of muscle and fat that is found between the skin and bones of a human or an animal

flesh English Thesaurus

you're as thin as a rake—you need a sight more flesh on your bones

a thorn in someone's side British & World English

A source of continual annoyance or trouble

all flesh British & World English

All human and animal life

one flesh British & World English

Used to refer to the spiritual and physical union of two people in a relationship, especially marriage

flesh fly British & World English

A fly that breeds in carrion, typically producing live young which are deposited on a carcass

lose flesh British & World English

Become thinner

flesh side British & World English

The side of a hide that adjoined the flesh

flesh wound British & World English

A wound that breaks the skin but does not damage bones or vital organs

press flesh British & World English

(Of a celebrity or politician) greet people by shaking hands

proud flesh British & World English

Another name for granulation tissue

flesh colour British & World English

A light brownish pink

flesh-eating British & World English

(Of an animal or plant) carnivorous

in the flesh British & World English

In person or (of a thing) in its actual state

flesh and blood British & World English

Used to refer to a person’s physical body and their needs and frailties, often as opposed to their mind or soul

sins of the flesh British & World English

Sins related to physical indulgence, especially sexual gratification

one's pound of flesh British & World English

Something one is strictly or legally entitled to, but which it is ruthless or inhuman to demand

put flesh on something British & World English

Add more details to something

flesh something out in flesh British & World English

Add more details to something which only exists in a draft or outline form

all flesh in flesh British & World English

All human and animal life

one flesh in flesh British & World English

Used to refer to the spiritual and physical union of two people in a relationship, especially marriage

mortify British & World English

Subdue (the body or its needs and desires) by self-denial or discipline

one's flesh and blood in flesh and blood British & World English

A near relative or one’s close family

press flesh in press1 British & World English

(Of a celebrity or politician) greet people by shaking hands

the flesh in flesh British & World English

The human body and its physical needs and desires, especially as contrasted with the mind or the soul

fleshpots British & World English

Places providing luxurious or hedonistic living

the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak British & World English

Someone has good intentions but fails to live up to them

in the flesh in flesh British & World English

In person or (of a thing) in its actual state

one's pound of flesh in pound1 British & World English

Something one is strictly or legally entitled to, but which it is ruthless or inhuman to demand

gooseflesh British & World English

A pimply state of the skin with the hairs erect, produced by cold or fright

horseflesh British & World English

Horses considered collectively

flesh and blood in flesh British & World English

Used to refer to a person’s physical body and their needs and frailties, often as opposed to their mind or soul

flesh out in flesh English Thesaurus

the once lean physique had fleshed out

what's bred in the bone will come out in the flesh British & World English

A person’s behaviour or characteristics are determined by their heredity

put flesh on something in flesh British & World English

Add more details to something

sins of the flesh in flesh British & World English

Sins related to physical indulgence, especially sexual gratification

one's flesh and blood in flesh British & World English

A near relative or one’s close family

make someone's flesh crawl in flesh British & World English

another way of saying make someone's skin crawl (see skin).


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