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See definition of asp on Dictionary.com
  • as inserpent
  • as inviper

synonyms for asp

  • snake
  • viper
  • basilisk
  • dragon
  • ophidian
  • rattle
  • snake
  • cobra
  • copperhead
  • adder
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How to use asp in a sentence

Fierce is the dragon and cunning the asp; but woman has the malice of both.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
And the suckling child shall play on the hole of the asp, and the weaned child shall put his hand on the basilisk's den.
THE COMMON SENSE OF SOCIALISMJOHN SPARGO
It has walked upon the asp and the basilisk and has trodden down the lion and the dragon.
THE ILLUSTRATED KEY TO THE TAROTL. W. DE LAURENCE
The name asp is also given to a viper (Vipera aspis) common on the continent of Europe.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
And the suckling child shall play on the hole of the asp; and the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice's den.
HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTSJOSEPH SMITH
Snakes abound in great numbers, mostly harmless, but the deadly "asp-i-mar" is amongst them.
THE GATES OF INDIATHOMAS HOLDICH
That instinct, which caused her to draw away from Chauvelin, as she would from a venomous asp, was certainly not fear.
THE ELUSIVE PIMPERNELBARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
The hookworm, deadly as an asp, has got you in its loathsome grasp!
UNCLE WALT [WALT MASON]WALT MASON
But it appears that neither Vaucanson's asp, nor Clairon, could save Cléopatre from a deserved fate.
CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMENANNA JAMESON
Cleopatra learned from them, it is said, that the bite of the asp was the easiest and least painful mode of death.
HISTORY OF CLEOPATRA, QUEEN OF EGYPTJACOB ABBOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO ASP

  • adder
  • asp
  • cobra
  • copperhead
  • rattle
  • snake
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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