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noun as in betrayal

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Each rat had been placed in an enclosed square area with different objects in each corner.

Each has its own “personality” in that it only fires when the animal—mouse, rat, or human—is in a particular spot in space.

The researchers also found a rebound effect one month after withdrawing the rats from cocaine, with much higher dopaminylation of H3 found in these neurons than in control animals.

In one experiment, rats were fed food laced with freeze-dried blueberry powder for four weeks.

So, to study how the virus damages the liver, the researchers have turned to a similar virus that infects rats and mice.

Connolly showed that his loyalty was to Winter Hill and not the FBI by ratting out Castucci.

"Ratting seems to have more excuse," the tutor said, and made no sign of a liking for either of those popular pastimes.

On a board immediately below the head, was inscribed in front—Behold the ratting lamb, with a cocks comb at his tail.

The hedge is just what it should be, and if it had been made for ratting it could not be better.

Bill was wont to boast of the ratting qualities of his dogs at home.

Then you can put me in, and I shall have great pleasure in ratting for a baronetcy.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ratting, such as: disclosure, revelation, telling, blurting out, diming, and giving away.

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