fist

01. He hammered at the door with his [fists].
02. My son came home with a black eye after getting a [fist] in the face.
03. The old man shook his [fist] at the young boys who had stolen apples from his tree.
04. He banged on the table with his [fist], and yelled in anger.
05. The old woman was banging the table with her [fist] and shouting.
06. The man shook his [fist] at the young boys who had broken his living room window with their baseball.
07. When my daughter was a baby, she used to love to squeeze fresh peaches in her [fist], so she could feel them squirt through her fingers.
08. The human heart is about the size of one's [fist].
09. The crowd of workers thrust their [fists] into the air, and let out a cheer.
10. The athlete pumped his [fist] in the air, and yelled triumphantly.
11. The gorilla beat its [fists] against its chest.
12. The boxer stuck his [fists] into his gloves and entered the ring.
13. Ali knocked out his opponent with a blow to the jaw with his left [fist].
14. A Chinese proverb suggests that an angry [fist] will not strike a smiling face.
15. A Chinese proverb states that gentlemen fight with their mouths, not their [fists].
16. Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted that children use the [fist] until they are of the age to use the brain.
17. George John Nathan once remarked that no man can think clearly when his [fists] are clenched.
18. Indira Gandhi once observed that you can't shake hands with a clenched [fist].

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  • Fist — fucking  Ne doit pas être confondu avec F.I.S.T.. Le fist fucking ou fisting, est une pratique sexuelle consistant à pénétrer le vagin ou le rectum de sa (ou de son) partenaire avec la main (ou plutôt le poing, fist en anglais). La sexologie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fist — [fıst] n [: Old English; Origin: fyst] 1.) the hand when it is tightly closed, so that the fingers are curled in towards the ↑palm. People close their hand in a fist when they are angry or are going to hit someone ▪ She held the money tightly in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fist — (f[i^]st), n. [OE. fist, fust, AS. f[=y]st; akin to D. vuist, OHG. f[=u]st, G. faust, and prob. to L. pugnus, Gr. pygmh fist, py x with the fist. Cf. {Pugnacious}, {Pigmy}.] 1. The hand with the fingers doubled into the palm; the closed hand,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fist — /fɪst / (say fist) noun 1. the hand closed tightly, with the fingers doubled into the palm. 2. Colloquial the hand. 3. Colloquial a person s handwriting. 4. Printing the index sign. See index (def. 6). –verb (t) 5. to strike with the fist. 6. to …   Australian English dictionary

  • Fist — Fist, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fisting}.] 1. To strike with the fist. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To gripe with the fist. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fist — [ fıst ] noun count ** your hand when your fingers are closed tightly: He banged the table with his fist. clench your fist (=squeeze your fingers closed): She was clenching her fists with the pain. => CLOSE FISTED, HAND1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fist — ► NOUN ▪ a person s hand when the fingers are bent in towards the palm and held there tightly. ● make a fist of Cf. ↑make a fist of DERIVATIVES fisted adjective fistful noun. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • fist — [fist] n. [ME < OE fyst, akin to Ger faust (OHG fūst), prob. < IE * pṇksti < ? base * penkwe, FIVE, in sense “clenched five (fingers)”] 1. a hand with the fingers closed tightly into the palm, as for hitting; clenched hand 2. Informal a) …   English World dictionary

  • fist|y — «FIHS tee», adjective, fist|i|er, fist|i|est. = fistic. (Cf. ↑fistic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • fist — O.E. fyst, from W.Gmc. *fustiz (Cf. O.S., O.H.G. fust, O.Fris. fest, M.Du. vuust, Du. vuist, Ger. Faust), from P.Gmc. *fukhstiz, probably ultimately from PIE *penkwe five (Cf. O.C.S. pesti, Rus. piasti fist ) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fist — [fɪst] noun [C] your hand when your fingers are closed tightly She was holding something tightly in her fist.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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