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synonyms for lusus naturaes

  • beast
  • behemoth
  • demon
  • devil
  • dragon
  • freak
  • giant
  • horror
  • villain
  • whale
  • Frankenstein
  • abnormality
  • barbarian
  • brute
  • centaur
  • colossus
  • fiend
  • hellion
  • leviathan
  • mammoth
  • miscreation
  • monstrosity
  • mutant
  • ogre
  • phoenix
  • savage
  • titan
  • werewolf
  • lusus naturae
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  • angel
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How to use lusus naturaes in a sentence

If there is in fact no such, he is, in his high attainment, almost a lusus naturae.
THE BROTHERS' WARJOHN CALVIN REED
Quid si pueris, quod neglecto dispectu officiorum, ad lusus et ineptos qualium jocos spectent?
LECTURES ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN MIND (VOL. 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWN
The palm tree seems a kind of lusus naturae to the northern eye—an exotic wherever you meet it.
TO CUBA AND BACKRICHARD HENRY DANA
But it had no effect on this strange lusus of humanity, whose courage was equal to his cruelty.
THE FREE LANCESMAYNE REID
They heard a nest of mites talk in a very sensible strain: and that Lusus Natur?
VOLTAIRE'S ROMANCESFRANOIS-MARIE AROUET
The semblance of a human face to be formed on the side of a mountain, or in the fracture of a small stone, by a lusus naturae.
PASSAGES FROM THE AMERICAN NOTEBOOKS, VOLUME 1NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
The gossips all turn from the task of nibbling one another, and the character of the lusus naturae becomes public property.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 14, ISSUE 404, DECEMBER 12, 1829VARIOUS
Connected with the varieties of the organ of scent, is the well-known story of that extraordinary lusus, the Pig-faced Lady.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
The smoke, from the pipe of this lusus Naturæ, is obscuring the portrait of William Pitt.
ROWLANDSON THE CARICATURIST. SECOND VOLUMEJOSEPH GREGO
In 1722 he published a small volume of Latin verse entitled Lusus poetici.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 5VARIOUS
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