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synonyms for elephant

  • boar
  • mammoth
  • mastodon
  • pachyderm
  • tusker
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How to use elephant in a sentence

Yet cetaceans and elephants can fast for much longer, “and this somehow tells us that they must have found different ways to fuel their brain during periods of starvation,” Hiller said.
BY LOSING GENES, LIFE OFTEN EVOLVED MORE COMPLEXITYVIVIANE CALLIERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The tusks of the dead elephants are still in place and, as yet, no other species have died under similar circumstances.
SCIENTISTS HAVE SOME THEORIES ON WHY HUNDREDS OF ELEPHANTS ARE MYSTERIOUSLY DYING IN BOTSWANAVICKY BOULTJULY 7, 2020QUARTZ
Descriptions of elephants behaving oddly after binging on overripe fruit go back at least to 1875, Janiak says.
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The new study reopens the long-running debate over whether elephants truly get tipsy gorging on marula fruit.
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Previous administrations, Democrat or Republican, had not really confronted China as the elephant in the room.
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The female elephant killed by our hunters at this time was a comparatively small one.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The elephant ran straight on and went right through the whole party, but came near no one.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The elephant did not follow, but the hunters, having discovered her retreat, were not slow to follow and attack her.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
But he soon got over his fear, and was so busy feeding the elephant, that his papa had to coax him away.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
Suddenly the Elephant trumpeted aloud as though men had goaded him.
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ELEPHANT

  • Hercules
  • behemoth
  • bulk
  • colossus
  • cyclops
  • elephant
  • hulk
  • jumbo
  • leviathan
  • mammoth
  • monster
  • mountain
  • ogre
  • polypheme
  • titan
  • whale
  • whopper
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