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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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The only pattern now to be discerned, as visual perception loses its definition, is black against grey, dark boughs against a darkening sky: "beakleaved boughs dragonish | damask the tool-smooth bleak light; black, / Ever so black on it" (ll.
It's the story of a young boy who wishes he could have a dragon for a pet--to him, dragons are just like dogs, except they have dragonish features such as multiple heads or being able to fly.
Her turn as a dragonish, controlling mum is the kind of performance that Oscar nominations are made of.
For the most part it is Malcolm Stent's own story, and he plays himself as a young boy in cap and short trousers, prompting effortless comedy from his dragonish grandmother's anxiety about how thin young Malcolm is.
Finally Paul Hirst provides a dragonish indictment of Thatcher and all her works.