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Definition of Flesh

Flesh

  1. The aggregate of the muscles, fat, and other tissues which cover the framework of bones in man and other animals; especially, the muscles.
  2. Animal food, in distinction from vegetable; meat; especially, the body of beasts and birds used as food, as distinguished from fish.
  3. The human body, as distinguished from the soul; the corporeal person.
  4. The human eace; mankind; humanity.
  5. Human nature
  6. In a good sense, tenderness of feeling; gentleness.
  7. In a bad sense, tendency to transient or physical pleasure; desire for sensual gratification; carnality.
  8. The character under the influence of animal propensities or selfish passions; the soul unmoved by spiritual influences.
  9. Kindred; stock; race.
  10. The soft, pulpy substance of fruit; also, that part of a root, fruit, and the like, which is fit to be eaten.
  11. To feed with flesh, as an incitement to further exertion; to initiate; -- from the practice of training hawks and dogs by feeding them with the first game they take, or other flesh. Hence, to use upon flesh (as a murderous weapon) so as to draw blood, especially for the first time.
  12. To glut; to satiate; hence, to harden, to accustom.
  13. To remove flesh, membrance, etc., from, as from hides.

Flesh Quotations

I am Warhol. I am the No. 1 most impactful artist of our generation. I am Shakespeare in the flesh.
Kanye West

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am an invisible man. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids - and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.
Ralph Ellison

The nineteenth century lynching mob cuts off ears, toes, and fingers, strips off flesh, and distributes portions of the body as souvenirs among the crowd.
Ida B. Wells

Anorexia is a response to cultural images of the female body - waiflike, angular - that both capitulates to the ideal and also mocks it, strips away all the ancillary signs of sexuality, strips away breasts and hips and butt and leaves in their place a garish caricature, a cruel cartoon of flesh and bone.
Caroline Knapp
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Flesh Translations

flesh in Dutch is vlees
flesh in Finnish is liha
flesh in French is chair
flesh in German is Fleisch
flesh in Latin is pulpa, viscus
flesh in Portuguese is carne
flesh in Spanish is carne
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