Sinew



noun
1.
a tendon.
2.
Often, sinews. the source of strength, power, or vigor:
the sinews of the nation.
3.
strength; power; resilience:
a man of great moral sinew.
verb (used with object)
4.
to furnish with sinews; strengthen, as by sinews.
noun
1.
(anatomy) another name for tendon
2.
(often pl)

a source of strength or power
a literary word for muscle

sinew sin·ew (sĭn’yōō)
n.

A tendon.

Vigorous strength; muscular power.

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