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synonyms for adder

  • cobra
  • asp
  • copperhead
  • rattle
  • snake
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How to use adder in a sentence

He comes from the tribe of Dan, of which it is written: 'Dan shall be a serpent in the way, an adder in the path.'
THE MERRIE TALES OF JACQUES TOURNEBROCHEANATOLE FRANCE
Well, by and by an adder bit a knight's heel; the knight forgot all about the order, and made a slash at the adder with his sword.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Then he would suddenly turn back to Digby, but would find him poring over a book, and as dumb as an adder.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
At the same moment I saw a beautiful green adder come from a cleft of the mountain and crawl along the sand toward the bird.
LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
Adder drove me down, and stopped his coach at the inn, and rowed me the half-mile up.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Adder saw him some days back in a brown consultation near his club with Captain May.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
For once again the sense of time passing, of life running out of her grasp, bit at her breast like an adder.
THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
The same season I saw them for the first time working upon the flower of bloodroot and of adder's-tongue.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
Similarly, if one wishes to be a good adder, the way to do is to begin adding, not to begin doing something else.
THE SCIENCE OF HUMAN NATUREWILLIAM HENRY PYLE
He struck his harp and lulled the serpents, but an adder stung him to the liver.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ADDER

  • adder
  • asp
  • cobra
  • copperhead
  • rattle
  • snake
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