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See definition of hydra on Dictionary.com
  • as inplague
  • as inplague
  • as insea serpent
  • as indragon
  • as inpolyp
  • as incurse

synonyms for hydra

  • contagion
  • curse
  • epidemic
  • infection
  • infestation
  • influenza
  • invasion
  • outbreak
  • pandemic
  • scourge
  • affliction
  • pestilence
  • rash
  • ravage
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antonyms for hydra

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  • advantage
  • good fortune
  • good luck
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How to use hydra in a sentence

In 2020, physicists and biologists at the Technion in Israel analyzed the hydra, a fresh-water animal up to a centimeter long.
THE MATH OF LIVING THINGS - ISSUE 102: HIDDEN TRUTHSSIDNEY PERKOWITZJUNE 23, 2021NAUTILUS
The Technion group microscopically examined a piece of hydra tissue as it regenerated, particularly its multicellular fibers that lie parallel to the long axis of a mature hydra.
THE MATH OF LIVING THINGS - ISSUE 102: HIDDEN TRUTHSSIDNEY PERKOWITZJUNE 23, 2021NAUTILUS
The new revelations about sleep in hydras push the sleep discoveries to a new extreme.
SLEEP EVOLVED BEFORE BRAINS. HYDRAS ARE LIVING PROOF.VERONIQUE GREENWOODMAY 18, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Something about the hydra’s way of life may have made these traits advantageous, Tobler suggests.
SLEEP EVOLVED BEFORE BRAINS. HYDRAS ARE LIVING PROOF.VERONIQUE GREENWOODMAY 18, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
If it was the common ancestor between hydras and humans, it likely had neurons and something like muscle that enabled it to move — and the absence of that movement was characteristic of its version of sleep, fulfilling its special needs.
SLEEP EVOLVED BEFORE BRAINS. HYDRAS ARE LIVING PROOF.VERONIQUE GREENWOODMAY 18, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Studies by a team in South Korea and Japan showed that the hydra periodically drops into a rest state that meets the essential criteria for sleep.
SLEEP EVOLVED BEFORE BRAINS. HYDRAS ARE LIVING PROOF.VERONIQUE GREENWOODMAY 18, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The hydra does not seem to sleep on a 24-hour cycle, instead spending part of every four hours asleep.
SLEEP EVOLVED BEFORE BRAINS. HYDRAS ARE LIVING PROOF.VERONIQUE GREENWOODMAY 18, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
He told them he was looking for legitimate, viable, evidence-based policy ideas that could trim at least a little bit from the healthcare hydra.
HOW TO FIX THE HOT MESS OF U.S. HEALTHCARE (EP. 456)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAPRIL 1, 2021FREAKONOMICS
But the animal itself is the same "hydra-headed monster," let whomsoever may fancy to pet it.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
I aimed at the many-headed hydra whose visible representative was Frick.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO HYDRA

  • Cancer
  • affliction
  • bane
  • burden
  • calamity
  • cross
  • disaster
  • evil
  • evil eye
  • hydra
  • jinx
  • ordeal
  • pestilence
  • plague
  • scourge
  • torment
  • tribulation
  • trouble
  • vexation
  • voodoo
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