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1. skeleton

noun. ['ˈskɛlətən'] a scandal that is kept secret.

Synonyms

  • skeleton in the cupboard
  • scandal
  • outrage

Antonyms

  • limit
  • boundary
  • uttermost
  • level best

Etymology

  • σκελετός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • σκελλώ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Appendicular Skeleton

  • exoskeleton
  • gelatin

Example sentences of the word appendicular-skeleton


1. Noun Phrase
126 out of the 206 bones in the body make up the appendicular skeleton.

2. Noun Phrase
The appendicular skeleton includes all upper and lower extremities, the shoulder girdle and the pelvic girdle.

3. Noun Phrase
The system has two divisions, the axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton.

4. Noun Phrase
The system consists of the axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton.

2. skeleton

noun. ['ˈskɛlətən'] something reduced to its minimal form.

Synonyms

  • minimum

Antonyms

  • large indefinite quantity
  • peak

Etymology

  • σκελετός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • σκελλώ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. skeleton

noun. ['ˈskɛlətən'] the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal.

Synonyms

  • endoskeleton
  • frame
  • system
  • musculoskeletal system
  • skeletal structure
  • skeletal system
  • exoskeleton

Antonyms

  • spoils system
  • merit system
  • maximal
  • bound

Etymology

  • σκελετός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • σκελλώ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. skeleton

noun. ['ˈskɛlətən'] the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape.

Synonyms

  • edifice
  • underframe
  • supporting structure
  • building
  • frame
  • aircraft
  • skeletal frame
  • hoop
  • ship

Antonyms

  • top
  • bottom
  • get off
  • disembark

Etymology

  • σκελετός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • σκελλώ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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