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Definition an external body part (such as an arm) that projects from the body; or any part that is joined to something larger
  • Each injured an appendage in the game.
appendage = an external body part (such as an arm) that projects from the body
  • Too often Cuba is viewed as an American appendage.
  • Also, the man was chewing tobacco, and the muzzle of ice held his lips so rigidly that he was unable to clear his chin when he expelled the juice.  The result was that a crystal beard of the colour and solidity of amber was increasing its length on his chin.  But he did not mind the appendage.
    Jack London  --  To Build a Fire
  • appendage = something that projects from the body (like another body part)
  • "It took me damn near twenty minutes to lift this useless appendage through the sleeve!" he complained angrily but without self-pity.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • An appendage with a claw clamped down on him, lifted him into the air and threw him.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • I uncovered a single steppingstone, slightly worn, that led nowhere, yet lay as a subtle appendage to the small rock garden.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • "I understand your attachment to your own appendages," he said, opening the bandage.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • Thomas couldn't make out much, but from where he stood he couldn't see anything like the odd appendages of the Grievers.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • Has it not swallowed up or melted down every human or divine appendage of our mortal state that had substance enough to be acted on by fire?
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Earth's Holocaust
  • His eyes had suddenly locked on a contraption attached to the top of the truck-a satellite dish on a collapsible appendage.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • If you looked through the mesh, you could see the levers and mechanisms and hard plastic appendages which were out in plain sight below the seat pan.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • It was upon these appendages, fixed tightly on their real noses, that they performed their gymnastic exercises.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Shiva didn't read books as much as he disassembled and digested them, made them appendages of his body.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • The latter faithful appendage is also invariably a part of the old girl's presence out of doors.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • Ian was sprawled across the rest of the space, his feet and hands hanging off the edges, one appendage to each of the four sides.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • There was a nasty snick sort of noise as Israfiel sheared through the demon's wrist and its tentacled appendage flew through the air.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • They bent down eastward along Academy Street, having turned right from the little caudal appendage that gave on the northeastern corner of the Square.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • You put your index finger in the loop and rest the middle finger against the suitably shaped appendage.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • He becomes an appendage of the machine, and it is only the most simple, most monotonous, and most easily acquired knack, that is required of him.
    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels  --  The Communist Manifesto
  • They had never troubled me before, but they troubled me now, as vulgar appendages.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations

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