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noun [uncountable] flesh pronunciation in American English /fleʃ/
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  1. 1
    the soft part of peoples or animalsbodies that consists mostly of muscle and fat
    The dog’s teeth sank into my flesh.
    1. a.
      a persons skin
      I felt the soft flesh of his cheek.
  2. 2
    the soft part of a fruit or vegetable that is under the skin
    These pears have a sweet, juicy flesh.
  3. 3

    the flesh

    physical experiences and feelings, especially sexual ones, rather than mental or spiritual experiences
    the pleasures of the flesh: He often preached against the pleasures of the flesh.


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