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noun as in harvester

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A cartoon on FreedomWorks’ website shows the grim reaper, with an IRS briefcase in one hand and a scythe in the other, stalking a businessman at a bus stop.

He’s the Slim Reaper, dealing death blows to opponents whenever the Nets use him at the 5.

Reapers, building on that experience, were armed from the start.

And, unlike any of the other software, there are versions of Reaper for Mac, Windows, and Linux, the world’s most-used open-source operating system for desktop computers.

Reapers require human pilots at remote consoles for the entire time they are in operation.

The Air Force has enough MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper drones.

Part Grim Reaper, part angel, this deathly saint had few followers, and they mostly worshipped in private.

One of those is Neal Blue, the co-owner and CEO of General Atomics, the company that makes the Predator and Reaper drones.

Our feeble attempts to push back the Grim Reaper only sharpen its cruel bite, not dull it.

George “The Reaper” Foyet (“Omnivore”)  “The Reaper” made for perhaps the most emotionally draining episode of Criminal Minds yet.

The development of the self-binding reaper on our western grain-fields has opened a gold mine for Sisal cordage.

The old childish love for her mother had revived in all its force, during this long fight with the reaper of souls.

The reaper must leave something for the gleaner; even the ox cannot be muzzled as he treadeth out the corn.

In the following year came Stephenson's steam whistle; and in the year following came the McCormick reaper.

Soon as thought of, he unsheathed his hunting-knife, and set to cutting the grass, as reaper with “hook and crook.”


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reaper, such as: binder, picker, grain harvester, and reaping machine.

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