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Use "sinews" in a sentence
"That the rebel States, as a military question, must be deprived of the 'sinews of war,' which, with them, are the _sinews of slaves_, is quite certain."
"Still, an accumulating body of research suggests that the stiffening of America’s socioeconomic sinews is more advanced than the culture, even now, seems willing to admit; worse than the scholars who monitor it had hitherto understood; and — how shaming is this? — worse than in many older, wearier countries."
"Transvaal mint coining the sinews of war at the expense of its victims, but the plundered gold after all not equalling commercial paper values."