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noun as in cheater

noun as in crook

noun as in defrauder

noun as in expert

noun as in harpy

Strong matches

Weak match

noun as in racketeer

Strong match

noun as in wizard


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Not knowing that made it hard to gauge just how fast these sharks were growing or how long they lived.

It’s been surprisingly hard to figure out how old a whale shark is.

The researchers compared the amount of carbon-14 in the growth bands of whale shark vertebrae with the known carbon-14 levels in surface seawater in different years.

If young whale sharks spend much of their time deep underwater, they may not take in the same amount of carbon-14 that is measured at the ocean’s surface.

His group also used the total number of growth bands in sharks’ dated vertebrae to figure out their the animals’ ages.

Porter was convicted and shortly after sentenced to death by a judge who compared him to a shark in a feeding frenzy.

Her downfall came about, because for a second she forgot that to swim in the shark pool, you have to always act like a shark.

For humans, Shark Week is just a once-a-year sweeps event for the Discovery Channel.

However, for sharks—and Tracy Jordan—every week is Shark Week.

Worse, she obsesses over this with all of the friends and then tries to incorporate shark imagery into their sex life.

A shark was also taken, eleven feet long; and many curious specimens of crustacea and medusa were obtained by the towing-net.

This engaging rascal is found helping a young cricket player out of the toils of a money shark.

Since their desperate dive into the sea, and the adventure with the shark, the two darkeys and the orphan had become fast friends.

“If we do,” I said, and I pointed with a thrill of horror to the fin of the shark as its wicked eye glanced up at us.

What would have been his fate, however, had the monster of a shark we saw been near at hand at the moment he fell overboard!

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On this page you'll find 546 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shark, such as: astute, cagey, canny, crafty, farsighted, and ingenious.

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