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Synonyms for bull

Synonyms for bull

uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle

a large and strong and heavyset man

uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

an investor with an optimistic market outlook

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(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus

the second sign of the zodiac

the center of a target

a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)

mature male of various mammals of which the female is called 'cow'

push or force

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try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying

speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths

advance in price

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They were all hairy-faced bulls but one," he said, "and that one was a she, lighter in color even than this stranger," and he chucked a thumb at Tarzan.
In another instant Bulan and the three bulls were rolling and tumbling about the ground, a mass of flying fur and blood from which rose fierce and angry roars and growls, while Virginia Maxon lay quietly upon the sward where her captor had dropped her.
Or one man against five bulls," said Maria Valenzuela; and we all laughed, and Luis Ceryallos laughed loudest.
He was followed by others--both bulls and females with young, until two score hairy monsters stood glaring at the three.
Hollow from hunger, Sheeta, the panther, glared greedily at the tempting meat so close at hand, but the sight of the great bulls beyond gave him pause.
Time and again the colossal bull tossed the enormous tiger high into the air, but each time that the huge cat touched the ground he returned to the encounter with apparently undiminished strength, and seemingly increased ire.
But the pretty child, if she slept at all, could not have slept more than a moment, when she heard something trample on the grass, not far from her, and, peeping out from the heap of flowers, beheld a snow-white bull.
He had seen bulls about to run amuck burst thus suddenly from the jungle upon the members of the tribe, and so Go-lat took no chances.
Just in front of us, and broadside on, stood three splendid bulls, one of them with enormous tusks.
By the Bull that bought me I made a promise--a little promise.
The bull softened down, and stood still, looking hard at William Dewy, who fiddled on and on; till a sort of a smile stole over the bull's face.
In this event the bull would, according to custom, approach quite close to the object of his attention, growling hideously and baring slavering fangs.
A FARMER of the Augustan age Perused in Virgil's golden page, The story of the secret won From Proteus by Cyrene's son How the dank sea-god sowed the swain Means to restore his hives again More briefly, how a slaughtered bull Breeds honey by the bellyful.
Another bugle blast - the gate flies open, the bull plunges in, furious, trembling, blinking in the blinding light, and stands there, a magnificent creature, centre of those multitudinous and admiring eyes, brave, ready for battle, his attitude a challenge.
In the King's herd there was a young bull named White-horned.