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Synonyms for cat

feline

Synonyms for cat

feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats

an informal term for a youth or man

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the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea

a whip with nine knotted cords

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a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts

a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis

beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails

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The scenario of "Briannnnnn and Ferryyyyyy"--that of the cat-and-mouse cartoon--details the attempted overkill of a potential victim who offers violent yet always inconclusive retaliation.
In the new ITV thriller, Cold Blood, Kelly, 54, plays a killer who has spent 15 years in prison playing 'a psychological cat-and-mouse game' with his captors.
Javier has to keep his eye on Bluegrass Cat -- it's going to be cat-and-mouse between those two riders.
What follows is a potent game of cat-and-mouse - or, more accurately, cat and cat.
Last season, ``Street Time'' featured a compelling cat-and-mouse game between James Liberti (Scott Cohen), a dedicated but highly beleaguered federal parole officer (gambling problem, lousy marriage), and Kevin Hunter (Rob Morrow), a high-rolling pot dealer setting up one last big score who was arrested on a technicality just as his wife went into labor.