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verb as in consume sloppily and fast

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After Murphy sent the HTA around to top officials like Wolf and Cuccinelli, he was told shortly afterward that “further distribution of the HTA was prohibited” because of concerns those two men had.

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Wolf apparently looked to bar Murphy from future meetings on the subject, and the notification was completed without Murphy’s input.

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Cooling to near-death temperatures lets the hummingbirds save precious energy, allowing them to survive the cold night and gear up to feed the next day, Wolf says.

Torpor had been observed before in hummingbirds, but Wolf and his colleagues wanted a more detailed picture.

Competitive eaters scarf food at a rate that bests that of grizzly bears and coyotes, Smoliga finds, although wolves lead the pack.

It reminded me a bit of an alternative take on The Wolf of Wall Street—through the Toni and Candace lens.

“During this trip, I did as a lone wolf, I risked a lot,” he said.

His later books drew heavily from experiences and people he encountered at the bar, including the cruel captain in The Sea-Wolf.

The Wolf of Wall Street is a dangerous, incendiary work of art.

Wolf concurs that the conceit of the show seems to have everyone but the sex worker in mind.

He heard Mohammedans alluding to a Brahmin as a leader—so might a wolf and a snake make common alliance against a watch dog.

It was a hard struggle; for the wolf pulled poor Amy one way, and Alan pulled her the other; but at length Alan won the day.

The affair of the wolf having passed off so well, Alan began to bethink himself of other adventures.

“He hath told us already, Princess,” said the other, his harsh accents sounding more like the snarl of a wolf than a human voice.

In all savage races it has been recognised and dreaded, this phenomenon styled 'Wehr Wolf,' but to-day it is rare.


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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wolf, such as: devour, gobble, gulp, bolt, cram, and gorge.

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