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noun as in amphibian


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Another possibility is the toads are smaller due to a dietary deficiency, or maybe the climate isn’t quite right for the toads to reach full size.

Island toads were quite a bit smaller than the roughly 7-centimeter-long toads in Durban.

Female toads measured on average about 34 percent shorter on Mauritius and 26 percent shorter on Réunion.

Some snakes eat toads by politely swallowing the creatures whole.

In 2018, he discovered bombardier beetles can force toads to vomit them back up.

In May, the head of Guerreros Unidos, Mario Casarrubias Salgado, aka the Beautiful Toad, was arrested.

Not every estate owner was responsible; inheritance often entailed no more business sense than a Bertie Wooster or Mr. Toad.

It is a combination of the words cesso (toilet) and rospo (toad).

In the old days every great man kept a toad-eater; sometimes his functions were highly paid—Wolff's are, I fancy.

The thick torso of a man who squatted like a toad could be seen partly emerging from the shrubs.

Tressan was ugly as a toad, the most absurd, ridiculous bridegroom that ever led woman to the altar.

His face was, moreover, mottled with dusky spots, so that he reminded the spectator of a frog or a toad.

The venomous old toad made a supreme effort and whispered, "Suppose she should die?"

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to toad, such as: frog, anuran, peeper, polliwog, salientian, and sycophant.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.