batrachian


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Batrachian Spirits and Senor Frog's restaurant chain have expanded the distribution of Senor Frog's Tequilas, available in Plata and Reposado styles.
More immediately dangerous was batrachian squeak Gaunt's promise to "give Galloway a good slapping" (repeated thrice) in the boxing ring for charity.
He was not interested in the bold expressive gesture, and the only work that could be described as taking part in such rhetoric is Woman Leaning on Her Hands, 1905, but even that figure is too tiny to carry the abnormal pathos with which it is charged, and it ends up a kind of wriggling batrachian.
The Scottish poet Norman MacCaig also extends the tradition (launched by Shelley) of characterising the critic by having recourse to animal imagery: the first verse of "An Academic" (A Man in My Position) depicts him sitting like a lowly batrachian at his "fat desk" (1): "you're the tone-deaf man / in the orchestra, you're the frog / who wouldn't a-wooing go" (2-4).
This arcane 'sport', MC-ed by an outrageous purser called Geoff Shallcross, uses wooden batrachian cut-outs manipulated by strings pulled by passengers or crew.
He put it to her at last, standing squarely before her, his batrachian sallowness unpleasantly flushed, and primitive man looking out of the eyes from which a frock-coated gentleman usually pined at her.
Among these reliefs were fabulous monsters of abhorrent grotesqueness and malignity--half ichthyic and half batrachian in suggestion--which one could not dissociate from a certain haunting and uncomfortable sense of pseudo-memory, as if they called up some image from deep cells and tissues whose retentive function are wholly primal and awesomely ancestral.
The reptiles and batrachians of Gorgona Island, Colombia.
Notes on the batrachians and reptiles of Vigo County, Indiana.
Rutter was active in the Stanford Zoology Club where he was elected "Secretary of Batrachians [=Amphibians]" during the fall of 1893 and he also gave presentations on his natural history work (Anonymous, 1893a, 1894a).