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adjective as in carnivorous

adjective as in meat-eating

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“Flesh-Eating 'Zombie' Drug 'Kills You from the Inside Out,” blared another.

A crabber is Florida's latest casualty of the flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio Vulnificus.

Of his experience with the “flesh-eating disease” he says, “It was hard physically but it was probably harder mentally.”

A lightning strike is probably still preferable to flesh-eating bacteria.

Underneath a robust exterior can lurk, quite literally, flesh-eating demons.

When he at last woke up, he was in one of the cells under the terrace within the reach of the great flesh-eating tree.

But he has also made another discovery, which is, that flesh-eating almost ruins them for labor.

Would it not take months and years to reconcile his feelings—his moral nature—to the thought of flesh-mangling or flesh-eating?

Among flesh-eating mammals of many kinds, the females display signs of intelligence earlier than the males.

Many of the biggest lived on grass, just like an old cow, while the flesh-eating Dinosaurs lived on them.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flesh-eating, such as: omnivorous, predatory, and rapacious.

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