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Synonyms for griffin

winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion

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Far away, across the meadows, they could now see two tiny specks, speeding one after the other; and they knew these specks must be the Griffin and the Saw-Horse.
But its tired feet sank far into the sand, and in a few minutes the Griffin fell forward, completely exhausted, and lay still upon the desert waste.
Glinda came up a moment later, riding the still vigorous Saw-Horse; and having unwound a slender golden thread from her girdle the Sorceress threw it over the head of the panting and helpless Griffin, and so destroyed the magical power of Mombi's transformation.
When they were half-way across Lily let the nut fall into the water, and immediately a large nut-tree arose from the sea, whereon the griffin rested for a while, and then carried them safely home.
Hammock refused to leave, and began threatening to burn the Griffins out of their home.
Because a neighbor, Eric Griffin, had earlier complained about the dog's barking, Mr.
Convinced, however, that Griffin was the shooter, he then grabbed a three-foot-long piece of lumber, went to the Griffin home, and began pounding on the front door.
The Tax Court held that the Griffins had not proved the property tax payments were expenses of a business separate from the corporation in which the couple were mere investors.
Upon audit, the IRS determined the deductions were improper and the payments should be treated as capital contributions to Griffin California and deducted by the partnerships.
Robert Griffin personally guaranted loans to construct these properties, even though the Griffins had no direct ownership interest in the partnerships or the properties.
The Tax Court ruled that the Griffins did not prove that the property tax payments advanced a business carried on in their individual capacities.
Griffins will receive the radiation treatment five days a week for five weeks, in Ottawa.
Lynn Griffin, a diocese of Ottawa priest who is on disability leave from St.
Kathy Griffin is not mincing her words about her interactions with celebrities in her new book, "Kathy Griffin's Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z Index.
Griffin said she and Kutcher co-hosted an event in 2005, but the actor did not speak to her the entire time they worked together.
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