lizard


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Synonyms for lizard

a man who idles about in the lounges of hotels and bars in search of women who would support him

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Its tameness, far from shocking me, as a similar occurrence did Selkirk, imparted to me the most exquisite thrill of delight I ever experienced, and with somewhat of the same pleasure did I afterwards behold the birds and lizards of the valley show their confidence in the kindliness of man.
The tameness of the birds and lizards is as nothing when compared to the fearless confidence of this insect.
Numerous Lamellicorn and Heteromerous insects, the latter remarkable for their deeply sculptured bodies, were slowly crawling about; while the lizard tribe, the constant inhabitants of a sandy soil, darted about in every direction.
Yet with this high temperature, almost every beetle, several genera of spiders, snails, and land-shells, toads and lizards were all lying torpid beneath stones.
and the little Lizard, who was something of a cynic, laughed outright.
I am half crazed of hunger and long confinement and the horror of the lizards and the rats and the constant waiting for death.
She gazed away toward Grande Terre and thought she would like to be alone there with Robert, in the sun, listening to the ocean's roar and watching the slimy lizards writhe in and out among the ruins of the old fort.
Guph had only time to cry out in fear and take a step backward to avoid the lizards when another transformation occurred, and all returned instantly to the forms they had originally worn.
It may have been caused by the green nuts, and maybe by the lizards.
After the hare, he ordered some partridges, a few pheasants, a couple of rabbits, and a dozen frogs and lizards.
And he told them of the Great Mammoths and Lizards, as long as a train, that wandered over the mountains in those times, nibbling from the tree-tops.
There were large bottles filled with serpents, ticketed according to their species; dried lizards shone like emeralds set in great squares of black wood, and bunches of wild odoriferous herbs, doubtless possessed of virtues unknown to common men, were fastened to the ceiling and hung down in the corners of the apartment.
Heathrow Airport staff were shocked to see a monitor lizard freely wandering around the Terminal 4 baggage area this past week, illegal wildlife tracking officials say.
Lizard was afraid of Cutie and she cased him very fast.
One day Daniel showed Clara a small black lizard with a small ring on its head.