Antonyms
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1. flesh

noun. ['ˈflɛʃ'] the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat.

Antonyms

  • unemotional person

Etymology

  • flæsc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word flesh


1. Noun, singular or mass
Peel off the skin, and drain the flesh in a colander.

2. Adjective
It is the only fruit that grows seeds on the outside of its flesh instead of the inside.

Quotes containing the word flesh


1. Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance

2. We have been given God in our souls and Christ in our flesh. We have the power to believe where others deny, to hope where others despair, to love where others hurt.
- Brennan Manning

3. Behind this mask there is more than just flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea... and ideas are bulletproof.
- Alan Moore, V for Vendetta

2. flesh-colored

adjective. having a bright red or pinkish color.

Synonyms

  • colored
  • flesh-coloured
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

3. flesh-eating

adjective. (of animals) carnivorous.

Synonyms

  • meat-eating
  • carnivorous

Antonyms

  • insectivorous
  • omnivorous
  • phytophilous

4. flesh-coloured

adjective. having a bright red or pinkish color.

Synonyms

  • flesh-colored
  • colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

5. flesh

noun. ['ˈflɛʃ'] alternative names for the body of a human being.

Synonyms

  • soul
  • shape
  • physique
  • female body
  • form
  • homo
  • material body
  • chassis
  • physical structure
  • human body
  • frame
  • individual
  • soma
  • human
  • male body
  • human being
  • build
  • juvenile body
  • physical body
  • mortal
  • man
  • organic structure
  • person
  • figure
  • body
  • adult body
  • anatomy
  • bod
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • flæsc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. flesh

verb. ['ˈflɛʃ'] remove adhering flesh from (hides) when preparing leather manufacture.

Synonyms

  • get rid of

Antonyms

  • bad guy
  • partisan

Etymology

  • flæsc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. flesh

noun. ['ˈflɛʃ'] a soft moist part of a fruit.

Synonyms

  • pulp
  • parenchyma

Antonyms

  • extrovert
  • debtor
  • nonreligious person

Etymology

  • flæsc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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