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noun as in young

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Behind the pulse pounding against his temples was the sickening realization that a sow with a cub in a den was among the worst possible scenarios for a bear encounter.

She was speaking with the anger of a mama bear whose cub has been injured and remains threatened.

Experts called Mei Xiang’s pregnancy “a miracle” because at the age of 22, she had a less than a 1 percent chance of having another cub.

Zookeepers said the cub is “curious yet cautious” and is trying new foods, including the sweet potatoes.

This dedication, Dearie said, is helping the panda cub gain a little more than a pound per week.

Straight people have discovered, and co-opted, the gay “bear” and “cub.”

The end is here, but for cub detective Henry Palace, there is still one more case to solve—that of his missing sister.

Lewis waves at Tony Orion, a nominee up for Best Bear/Cub whose biceps have stretched his black mesh jersey to a shine.

The Toronto Zoo polar bear cub has been a fixture of this video blog since he first graced the world with his adorable presence.

From Adele Dazeem to the cutest polar bear cub in the world, take a look at this week's best viral videos.

His lordship would not intervene; he swore he hoped the cub would be flayed alive by Wilding.

The woman distrusts me and she has sent for this insolent cub lawyer—Washburn, his name is.

The boys noticed that one of the cubs was dark brown like the mother, while the other was a cinnamon cub.

I say, you young cub down there,” shouted the skipper to him from the hatchway, “come up and swab this deck.

The next moment a savage roar sounded close at hand, and he saw the mother bear running toward the wounded cub.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cub, such as: offspring, and whelp.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.