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noun as in body of dead animal

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noun as in body of dead person

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  • dearly departed

noun as in framework, structure

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If the thalattosaur was a carcass when the ichthyosaur found it, the prey’s limbs would have rotted off before its tail did, the team argues.

Botswana first discovered carcasses of elephants along the wildlife rich Okavango Delta in May and June but was authorities were uncertain as to the cause of the mass deaths, leaving scientists and conservationists puzzled.

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Their carcasses took a day or longer to pass through the frogs.

“The mining space is littered with the carcasses of failed mining efforts,” Silbert acknowledges.

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None of these immobilized beetles survived, and their carcasses took a day or longer to pass through the frogs.

Jeb next found himself as an advisor to Barclays, which had picked through the carcass of what was left of Lehman.

I like to get the soup going using the turkey bones and carcass.

Once the bee dies, maggots eat the carcass, turn into zombie flies, and buzz off in search of their next host.

In hunting groups of fewer than 10 people, the average carcass weight per hunter without dogs was 8.4 kilograms per day.

His quartered carcass was impaled above other London city gates.

Then he just kept triggering until the gun was emptied and he had put five slugs fatally into Big Sid's carcass.

In making tires, the strips of fabric are built together about a steel core to form the body or carcass of the tire.

That white Injun beside you will be one of the first to stick burning splinters into your carcass.

Uncle Will and Phil set to work to cut up the carcass, first removing the hide, which the former wished to preserve.

A practical-minded man, he preferred to owe the safety of his carcass to his rival rather than have it impaled on Apache lances.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to carcass, such as: remains, body, skeleton, and cold meat.

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