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noun as in appendage

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“Any entity—no matter how many tentacles it has—has a soul,” he has said numerous times in his long career.

With each successful strike, Boko Haram only grows bolder and its tentacles only grow longer.

But the Syrian soldiers never were the most effective tentacles of Syrian power in Lebanon.

As though pulled toward its doom by some enormous undersea monster with ten thousand tentacles and a voracious appetite.

Fearing, nevertheless, some convulsive return of his agony, he recoiled to avoid the reach of the dreaded tentacles.

She has tentacles strong and far-reaching, like the tentacles of a cuttle-fish.

Slowly the globe with its trailing tentacles moved about the room.

They are held by a thousand social and domestic tentacles, which have no counterpart in happy-go-lucky American relationships.

It pulled free of the support, tentacles sliding across steel, whipping into the air.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tentacles, such as: limb, arm, and feeler.

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