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noun as in blemish

noun as in spy

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He had to wait until he was in college, when he landed a research position that required him to trap star-nosed moles in Pennsylvania’s wetlands.

I had only a vague understanding of all this when I set out for Pennsylvania in a rented cargo van with a sleeping bag and a cooler full of hundreds of earthworms to feed hungry moles.

The supposed mole who stole nuclear secrets has never been found.

About a year earlier, veterinarians at Texas A&M extracted DNA from one of Chance’s moles and used the sample to create a genetic double.

A new mole popping up is just a new mole, because we don’t consider it to be a potential threat of cancer.

To his detractors, he was a half-mad paranoiac who nearly destroyed the CIA in his obsessive search for a Soviet mole.

Last season was definitely challenging, because we were not allowed to mention them or allude to a mole of any kind.

Alasania said it was important to focus the mole hunt on the army.

She was briefly outed by Red as a mole and then allowed to recede into the background again.

Rocket teamed up with the Incredible Hulk to overthrow Judson Jakes, a devious mole.

He grew very restless, for it was a long time before Grandfather Mole appeared.

But she told Grandfather Mole that it was all right—that she knew a person of his age ought not to go without his breakfast.

And he had waited so long for Grandfather Mole that he had begun to feel hungry again.

One thing was certain: Grandfather Mole could travel much faster through the water than he could underground.

Then Jimmy remembered suddenly that he had to meet Grandfather Mole over there.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mole, such as: freckle, birthmark, blot, nevus, beauty mark, and beauty spot.

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