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noun as in victim

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Climate change could turn some dog ticks into suckers for humans instead of canines.

Embedded in the suckers, these cells enable the arms to do double duty of touch and taste by detecting chemicals produced by many aquatic creatures.

Detailed imaging identified what appeared to be sensory cells, some with fine branched endings, at the surface of suckers.

The regulatory action was a sucker punch to Citi, but Wilmarth argues that, in a way, it actually bolsters Fraser’s position.

From Fortune

After all, I was a hungry kid, and one of those suckers wasn’t going to satisfy my bottomless pit of an adolescent stomach.

From Eater

Sucker," the young man taunted, "I should be fighting Patterson, not you.

Château Sucker Benjamin Wallace, New York Rare-wine collectors are savvy, competitive guys with a taste for impossible finds.

Indeed, Madame Sucker thought it quite vulgar in the tortoise to be so eager after the cakes and wine.

So she ran for the fording place on Sucker Creek, which was a good half mile above the shack in which the stranger was living.

Fish Hawk said, “I will take that fellow, Sucker, lying in the water there.”

Nothing doing in the way of buying booms around Sucker Brook.

When he reached the place where Wind Sucker lived, he looked into his mouth and saw there many dead people.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sucker, such as: chump, dupe, fool, gull, patsy, and sap.

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