shark


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a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest

a person who is unusually skilled in certain ways

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play the shark

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hunt shark

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So the shark went off and chased Ben Ali over to the Doctor.
They were like no walrus, sea lion, seal, bear, whale, shark, fish, squid, or scallop that Kotick had ever seen before.
It was uttered by Irene, who came speeding to us, bearing certain articles, a watch, a pair of boots, a newspaper, which she had discovered in the interior of the shark.
She was a fat woman, and she bruised easily; but she had had experience of hurricanes, and while she prayed to her shark god for protection from sharks, she waited for the wind to break.
Not for the world would I venture where a shark might be,' she said, and shuddered again.
Not ten feet to the right, probing a coral fissure with her squid stick, was the Princess, and the tiger shark was heading directly for her.
This said, he took the path at so swift a gait that he seemed to fly, and at every small sound he heard, he turned in fear to see whether the Terrible Shark, five stories high and with a train in his mouth, was following him.
As I was saying," he went on, as though nothing unwonted had happened, "the shark was not in the reckoning.
The next day, ten or twelve canoes came alongside, but roamed round the wreck like so many sharks, and would render no aid in towing her to land.
Just imagine yourself in the presence of a troop of lions on the plain, or a school of sharks in the open ocean
Despite entreaties and commands, and warnings of the danger from sharks, she persisted in swimming at any and all times, and by special preference, it seemed to him, immediately after eating.
And then he found that there were sharks and sharks.
So no one vexed him as he trotted through the winding pathways between the many houses and past the obscene kingposts of totemic heraldry, where the forms of men, carved from single tree trunks, were seated in the gaping jaws of carved sharks.
I've hearn sailors talk of sharks followin' a ship," Bill remarked, as he crawled back into the blankets after one such replenishing of the fire.
The first statement of each man--ever an ancient one in homeward- bound forecastles--was: "No boarding-house sharks in mine.