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  • It is sometimes the custom when fast to a whale more than commonly powerful and alert, to seek to hamstring him, as it were, by sundering or maiming his gigantic tail-tendon.

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  • She ruptured her left Achilles’ tendon.
  • Peony’s fingers twitched when Cinder hit a tendon, making her jump.
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