Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ɪst]
meaning of the word
wrist, carpus, wrist_joint, radiocarpal_joint, articulatio_radiocarpea
a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
He laid his hand on her wrist.
He took Don Diego's wrist between thumb and second finger.
"Oh, well, but I fancy her wrist will never be straight again."
"Firm and regular," he announced at last, and dropped the wrist.
Frithiof had no weapons, but with a turn of his wrist he threw his opponent.
Joseph seized him by the wrist, saw something glitter in his other hand, and turned sick.
"No, no, Senor, a little turn of the wrist, so slight you would not see, would cause death.
He would kiss Marie's hand, and press Marie's wrist, and hold dialogues by the eye with Marie.
He felt his wrist caught in an iron grip, felt the blood gush where his temple was cut by the last missile.
"It seems it can--for it is," said Alison, consulting her wrist watch and finding it correspond with the bell.