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noun as in lounge lizard

noun as in leather

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They are more likely to bite lizards called skinks, which are poor transmitters of the bacteria, researchers report January 28 in PLOS Biology.

At night, the lizards retreat upward, gripping blades of grass or other plants for safety.

The animal was a mosasaur, an extinct, marine reptile related to snakes and monitor lizards.

In 1971, paleontologist Robert Bakker argued for a landbound dinosaur, based on the resemblance of its nostrils to those of terrestrial lizards.

Until recently, it wasn’t clear where monitor lizards lay their eggs.

Another set of hackers that goes by the name the Lizard Squad told the Washington Post that they helped with the Sony hack.

And some members of the Lizard Squad are now claiming that they were never trying to poison the network.

There is a lot of residual concern that Lizard Squad was able to get even this far.

But the Lizard Squad was able to get one thing done: Piss off Anonymous, the best known of the hacktivist collectives.

It almost makes you wonder if Lizard Squad did this just to annoy Anonymous and the other earnest champions of privacy.

The woman reminds one of a red lizard—a salamander—her “svelte” body seemingly boneless in its gown of clinging scales.

Respecting this remarkable Lizard, Mr. Cunningham's journal contains the following remarks.

I should have been in her fond embrace—now I shared the company of the rat, the lizard, and the scorpion.

They were defensive, anti-personal weapons to be employed as he had done against the lizard in the arena.

The man turned his head quickly; the lizard dodged under the rail; and old Kate awoke with a start.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lizard, such as: cadger, freeloader, gigolo, idle man, moocher, and seducer.

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