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Synonyms for monkey

Synonyms for monkey

a person who is easily deceived or victimized

to handle something idly, ignorantly, or destructively

to move one's fingers or hands in a nervous or aimless fashion

Synonyms for monkey

any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)

play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly


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do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly

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Together, the cells' activity correctly predicted the other monkey's choices 79.4 percent of the time.
If a monkey's recipient dies or if the animal becomes ill, it returns to the college and may get placed with a foster family.
Most persons (n = 22) reported direct contact with the monkey's blood, and none were bitten or scratched by the monkey.
Ten runners up pick up a video of A Monkey's Tale, one of the biggest animated films ever to be produced outside Hollywood.
The monkey's cultural role as signifier is discussed briefly, along with a short mention of the trope of signifying in the black community.
Drastic limits on calorie consumption starting early in a monkey's life seemed to delay aging of the animal's immune systems in new research.
and possible mates Besides keeping the family clean, grooming strengthens the monkey's social bonds.
The researchers then implanted electrodes in each monkey's most-active brain area to record responses from a total of 310 neurons.
First, embalmers removed the monkey's liver, stomach, and lungs, and stored the organs in separate jars to be placed inside the noble person's tomb.
Loggers are cutting down the forests where the highland mangabey was found near Mount Rungwe, and Davenport calls for immediate protection of the monkey's already fragmented habitat.
Situations in which a monkey is competing for food, in this ease with the experimenter, elicit a monkey's capacity for surmising what others can see, in Flombaum's view.
Miguel Nicolelis of Duke University in Durham, N.C., has implanted electrodes in a monkey's motion-generating motor cortex.