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synonyms for possum

  • bandicoot
  • euro
  • kangaroo
  • koala
  • opossum
  • wallaby
  • wombat
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How to use possum in a sentence

He also started keeping bees and raising chickens, and soon raccoons and possums discovered the chickens and Peter began running outside in his underwear in the middle of the night when he heard the chickens scream.
THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS WORSE THAN YOU CAN IMAGINE. HERE’S WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU TRY.BY ELIZABETH WEILJANUARY 25, 2021PROPUBLICA
Regardless of the election results, Raiford says, she’ll continue her activism, buoyed by incidents like the possums at Burger Barn and her nephew’s death.
PORTLAND POLICE THREW DEAD POSSUMS AT HER FAMILY’S RESTAURANT IN 1981. NOW SHE’S RUNNING FOR MAYOR.MONICA RODMANOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I think it’s interesting that people at the time thought the possum incident would be forgotten in a few weeks.
PORTLAND POLICE THREW DEAD POSSUMS AT HER FAMILY’S RESTAURANT IN 1981. NOW SHE’S RUNNING FOR MAYOR.MONICA RODMANOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Witnesses at the time claimed that five police cars were sitting in the parking lot, but three left when they saw the dead possums.
PORTLAND POLICE THREW DEAD POSSUMS AT HER FAMILY’S RESTAURANT IN 1981. NOW SHE’S RUNNING FOR MAYOR.MONICA RODMANOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Why not, he asked himself, "play possum" with the man and the dog, and pretend to be badly hurt and unconscious?
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
It's more of a coma, something like the hibernation of a bear or a possum.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
Bruno, satis admirari non possum quid agas vt tot pecunias consumas.
THE AGE OF ERASMUSP. S. ALLEN
Davey slept peacefully on the bed among the grey 'possum furs she had wrapped round him.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
"Showing him the ring-tail 'possum's nest in the tree at the back of the cow-yard," she said eagerly.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
Dr. Possum was called in to put some salve on Alice's foot, and she was soon better.
LULU, ALICE AND JIMMIE WIBBLEWOBBLEHOWARD R. GARIS
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WORDS RELATED TO POSSUM

  • bandicoot
  • euro
  • kangaroo
  • koala
  • opossum
  • possum
  • wallaby
  • wombat
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.