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synonyms for cottonmouths

  • dry out
  • desiccate
  • drain
  • dry
  • evaporate
  • exsiccate
  • parch
  • sear
  • cotton-mouth
  • dry up
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antonyms for cottonmouths

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  • dampen
  • moisten
  • soak
  • wet
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How to use cottonmouths in a sentence

Here, in their presence, David felt the loathing for the Hatburns a snake inspires—dusty brown rattlers and silent cottonmouths.
THE HAPPY ENDJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
But there were cottonmouths down there too, with death behind their fangs, and no love for the life that was crawling upward.
THE MISSISSIPPI SAUCERFRANK BELKNAP LONG
The spine of embryos and young cottonmouths is blunt, but is pointed in most adults.
NATURAL HISTORY OF COTTONMOUTH MOCCASIN, AGKISTRODON PISCOVORUS (REPTILIA)RAY D. BURKETT
Accounts in the literature of 15 litters of cottonmouths fix the time of birth as August and September.
NATURAL HISTORY OF COTTONMOUTH MOCCASIN, AGKISTRODON PISCOVORUS (REPTILIA)RAY D. BURKETT
Cottonmouths, like other pit-vipers, have their teeth reduced in number and have enlarged, highly specialized fangs.
NATURAL HISTORY OF COTTONMOUTH MOCCASIN, AGKISTRODON PISCOVORUS (REPTILIA)RAY D. BURKETT
In 1963 I examined the fangs of 14 cottonmouths at four- to seven-day intervals for a period of six weeks.
NATURAL HISTORY OF COTTONMOUTH MOCCASIN, AGKISTRODON PISCOVORUS (REPTILIA)RAY D. BURKETT
I found a double set of fangs in cottonmouths only twice in the six-week period.
NATURAL HISTORY OF COTTONMOUTH MOCCASIN, AGKISTRODON PISCOVORUS (REPTILIA)RAY D. BURKETT
I have seen cottonmouths in various types of aquatic habitats in Brazoria County.
NATURAL HISTORY OF COTTONMOUTH MOCCASIN, AGKISTRODON PISCOVORUS (REPTILIA)RAY D. BURKETT
Interspecific competition may be reduced somewhat by cottonmouths sometimes feeding on water-snakes.
NATURAL HISTORY OF COTTONMOUTH MOCCASIN, AGKISTRODON PISCOVORUS (REPTILIA)RAY D. BURKETT
Slightly more than a mile downstream cottonmouths are common in a bottomland area.
NATURAL HISTORY OF COTTONMOUTH MOCCASIN, AGKISTRODON PISCOVORUS (REPTILIA)RAY D. BURKETT
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