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  • as incoward
  • as inmilksop
  • as innamby-pamby
  • as insissy
  • as inweakling
  • as inweak sister
  • as inwimp

synonyms for jellyfish

  • wimp
  • alarmist
  • baby
  • chicken
  • craven
  • cur
  • dastard
  • deserter
  • invertebrate
  • malingerer
  • mouse
  • pessimist
  • poltroon
  • quitter
  • rabbit
  • recreant
  • shirker
  • skulker
  • sneak
  • weakling
  • chickenheart
  • faint-of-heart
  • faintheart
  • fraidy-cat
  • gutless wonder
  • lily liver
  • scaredy-cat
  • shirk
  • white liver
  • yellowbelly
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            How to use jellyfish in a sentence

            Scientists have used viruses to insert a green fluorescent protein found in jellyfish into mouse brains, causing neurons to light up during learning.
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            After the rocket touched back down on the landing pad, three parachutes erupted from the capsule and hovered above it like gigantic blue and red jellyfish as the vehicle landed in a puff of dust.
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            He’s out on the beach over a ball, near those wooden picket beach fences, on a downslope toward the waves and jellyfish.
            AT A BREEZY PGA, NORMALCY BECKONED — IN THE GALLERIES, IF NOT THE TOP OF THE LEADER BOARDCHUCK CULPEPPERMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
            The evidence for sleep in creatures with minimal nervous systems seemed to reach a new high about five years ago with studies of jellyfish.
            SLEEP EVOLVED BEFORE BRAINS. HYDRAS ARE LIVING PROOF.VERONIQUE GREENWOODMAY 18, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
            That’s because, among animals, jellyfish are evolutionarily about as far away as you can get from mammals.
            SLEEP EVOLVED BEFORE BRAINS. HYDRAS ARE LIVING PROOF.VERONIQUE GREENWOODMAY 18, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
            The way these ornamental structures appear to flow out like tentacles in the images of wild larvae suggests the larvae could be jellyfish mimics, say the study authors.
            DAZZLING UNDERWATER PHOTOS CAPTURE NEW VIEWS AND SCIENTIFIC DETAIL OF FISH LARVAEDEVIN A. REESEMARCH 30, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
            Moreover, the cosmic jellyfish emits only the lowest radio frequencies and can’t be detected at higher frequencies.
            THE ‘USS JELLYFISH’ EMITS STRANGE RADIO WAVES FROM A DISTANT GALAXY CLUSTERKEN CROSWELLMARCH 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
            Strange radio emissions from a distant galaxy cluster take the shape of a gigantic jellyfish, complete with head and tentacles.
            THE ‘USS JELLYFISH’ EMITS STRANGE RADIO WAVES FROM A DISTANT GALAXY CLUSTERKEN CROSWELLMARCH 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
            Join this trip into the near future, of giant jellyfish and oxygenating parking garages, of mass surveillance but also improved safety, of cities on stilts — or maybe even in the clouds.
            PARADISE FOUND?NICK FOURIEZOSFEBRUARY 28, 2021OZY
            "He is a fair sample of some of the human jellyfish I have found hidden away in odd corners on this coast," stated Captain Mayo.
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