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synonyms for kraken

  • Loch Ness monster
  • giant squid
  • hydra
  • leviathan
  • oarfish
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How to use kraken in a sentence

We shall conclude this short sketch of some of the curiosities respecting fishes, with an account of The Kraken.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
Whether the vanishing island Lemair, of which captain Rodney went in search, was a kraken, we submit to the fancy of our readers.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
And now Allan Redmain was made master of the Kraken galley, with four score of skilful archers under him.
THE THIRSTY SWORDROBERT LEIGHTON
The Kraken is another notable example of the studies in unnatural history of the ancients.
MYTH-LANDF. EDWARD HULME
De Thaun describes something very kraken-like, but he bestows upon it the title of Cetus.
MYTH-LANDF. EDWARD HULME
It is easy to recognise in Pontoppidan's description of the Kraken, the form and habits of one of the "Cuttle-fishes," so-called.
SEA MONSTERS UNMASKED AND SEA FABLES EXPLAINEDHENRY LEE
It was believed by these sailors that there was a gigantic flat fish in the North Sea, called a kraken.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS, FROM EARLY LIFE TO OLD AGE, OF MARY SOMERVILLEMARY SOMERVILLE
In the same place the Kraken is mentioned: he had been visible for nearly a fortnight, but no sailor dared go near him.
THE PIRATESIR WALTER SCOTT
The complainants must have been the kraken, the griffins, and the serpents.
MYTHS OF THE RHINEX. B. SAINTINE
It matters no more to me that the world is full of charming girls than that the kraken is still at the bottom of the sea.
PHYLLIS OF PHILISTIAFRANK FRANKFORT MOORE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO KRAKEN

  • Loch Ness monster
  • giant squid
  • hydra
  • kraken
  • leviathan
  • oarfish
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.