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Synonyms for dragon

a creature of Teutonic mythology

a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman

a faint constellation twisting around the north celestial pole and lying between Ursa Major and Cepheus


any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body

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Every tooth of the dragon had produced one of these sons of deadly mischief.
It ought to be considered, too, that the dragon people were made for nothing else; whereas other mortals were born to love and help one another.
Agravaine felt that the dragon might be counted upon to do that.
Ah, yes, the dragon,' said Earl Dorm, 'I was forgetting the dragon.
When a fiery dragon is ravaging the countryside to such an extent that the S.
If he was locked up like this, it must mean that that dragon story was fictitious, and that all danger was at an end of having to pit his inexperience against a ravening monster who had spent a lifetime devouring knights.
The ladies of the court ignored his existence, while, as for those wandering damsels who came periodically to Camelot to complain of the behaviour of dragons, giants, and the like, and to ask permission of the king to take a knight back with them to fight their cause (just as, nowadays, one goes out and calls a policeman), he simply had no chance.
Young dragons, of course; but we are not allowed to call ourselves real dragons until we get our full growth," was the reply.
Dorothy thought, if it had taken them sixty-six years to grow to this size, that it would be fully a hundred years more before they could hope to call themselves dragons, and that seemed like a good while to wait to grow up.
Essentially, from the studio's perspective, dragon movies have generally not been commercially successful,'' notes Stefen Fangmeier, who makes his directing debut with ``Eragon'' after 15 years of supervising visual effects at Industrial Light & Magic.
Temeraire is a delight, and readers who enjoy dragon tales will especially enjoy the details of various dragon breeds, the eccentricities of dragon behavior, the humanity of the dragons, and the excitement of dragon battles.
Dragon plans to consolidate Yongxin's operations with its own subsidiary in Ningbo.
Dragon Tag was designed to shield accounting and finance professionals from the enormouse complexity of the XBRL standard, and to make document tagging as easy as using Microsoft Excel or Word.
Through the use of the Dragon NaturallySpeaking SDK Server Edition, medical transcriptionists will be able to receive an automatically generated draft report, which then only requires editing--a process that can increase transcriptionist productivity rates by 50% or more.
This will bring much better economic value to Dragon without incurring significant risk in research and developing and the high investment to bring the drug into production" said Dr.