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  • as incountenance
  • as inmouth

synonyms for gills

  • appearance
  • demeanor
  • mien
  • visage
  • aspect
  • cast
  • expression
  • face
  • features
  • kisser
  • look
  • looks
  • map
  • mask
  • mug
  • physiognomy
  • potato
  • puss
  • phizog
  • poker face
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How to use gills in a sentence

He turned kind of white around the gills when he first felt the halter around his neck, and then braced up and not a whimper.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Some of them even are vegetarians—which is rare among fish—and their gills are smaller and stouter.
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
The outer layer of the body serves this purpose in very simple animals; gills or lungs are developed in more complex animals.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
They breathe by means of gills, delicate organs fitted for taking oxygen out of the water.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
In the earlier stages of their development they take oxygen into the blood by means of gills.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
These are called the gill rakers, and aid in collecting tiny organisms from the water as it passes over the gills.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Such fish have on each side of the mouth attached to the gills a series of small structures looking like tiny rakes.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
In the gill filament the blood comes into contact with the free oxygen of the water bathing the gills.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Shortly after the legs appear, the gills begin to be absorbed, and lungs take their place.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
At this time, about two weeks after the eggs were laid, gills are present on the outside of the body.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GILLS

  • appearance
  • aspect
  • cast
  • demeanor
  • expression
  • face
  • features
  • gills
  • kisser
  • look
  • looks
  • map
  • mask
  • mien
  • mug
  • phizog
  • physiognomy
  • poker face
  • potato
  • puss
  • visage
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.