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Synonyms for apelike

resembling apes

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being or given to servile imitation


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In stark contrast to her apelike features, Laia had wide ear openings like those of monkeylike primates called pliopithecids that lived in Europe and Asia 17 million to 10 million years ago.
Australopithecus afarensis, likely among our early apelike ancestors, lived about 3 million years ago.
The programme charts the painstaking efforts by a team from the University of the Witwatersrand to extract more than 1,500 fossils from the caverns and explores how this discovery has expanded scientific understanding of how the human race evolved from previous, apelike creatures.
292, 304 (2008) (finding that there is an implicit association between black faces and images of apes in study populations, independent of implicit attitudinal bias against blacks; priming with pictures of apes led respondents to more readily excuse police violence against blacks; and blacks are more likely than whites to be described in apelike fashion in media crime reports); see also Phillip Atiba Goff et ah, The Essence of Innocence: Consequences of Dehumanizing Black Children, 106 J.
In the center, a multiracial family composed of an Irish father, a Chinese mother, and two seemingly deformed and apelike children figure most prominently.
mountain West in search of the mythic, apelike creature, Idaho State University has approved the unusual proposal of faculty member Jeffrey Meldrum, an anatomy and anthropology professor.
Further preparation and extensive analyses of these rare bones showed them to be quite apelike, suggesting that this species was adapted to climbing trees in addition to walking bipedally when on the ground.
Analysis of the newfound foot suggests its owner had an apelike gait and spent a good deal of time in the trees.
Before the first humans appeared, many apelike hominids existed.
The Abominable Snowman--existing and not existing, flickering at the edges of blizzards, apelike man or manlike ape, stealthy, elusive, known only through rumours and through its backward-pointing footprints.
It generally has been recognized that Australopithecus lost apelike attributes and began standing upright and evidencing increased brain capacity before evolving into the genus Homo.
Earlier hominins were more apelike in overall proportion, burdened with large, distended guts.
The hypothesis that Lucy is anatomically intermediate between apes and humans predicts that a point-by-point comparison will reveal a mixture of apelike features and humanlike features in the specimen.
Ardipithecus ramidus, nicknamed "Ardi" by scientists, possessed a bizarre amalgam of human and apelike traits.
portraying criminals as physically apelike, "brutish" thugs