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noun as in amphibian

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The new data do not necessarily “shut the book” on the idea that newts can produce TTX, says Charles Hanifin.

It turned out that poisonous newts had more Pseudomonas on their skin than did rough-skinned newts from Idaho that aren’t toxic.

These rough-skinned newts appear to borrow the poison to avoid becoming some snake’s lunch.

It’s possible that Pseudomonas bacteria have become more abundant on newts over time.

This is more exciting than the Newt Gingrich congressional triumph of 1994.

He tried to pass healthcare reform but Newt Gingrich and the GOP-controlled House and Senate shot it down.

This was done masterfully by Newt Gingrich in the debate before the South Carolina primary.

Appearances mostly occurred in crime novels like “Bondage and boyflesh” by Newt Jennings.

As you might guess, Newt is decidedly one of the people to which these agencies cater.

It was only the day before that he pulled a newt by its tail just to see if the tail would really come off in his hand.

Newt's eyes blazed evilly at the words, but he only clamped his mouth tighter.

In the field at Newt Spooner's back a meadow-lark was madly trying to burst his pulsating throat with the flood of golden joy.

Eyes turned curiously on the shambling derelict, but the only expression on Newt's face was one of surly defiance to the world.

She was unlike any woman Newt Spooner had ever known; unlike any of the "gals" back in the mountains.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to newt, such as: frog, salamander, toad, caecilian, caudate, and hyla.

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