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Synonyms for maw

Synonyms for maw

informal terms for the mouth

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We met in the maw of a hurricane, and parted in the maw of a shark, with seventeen intervening years of comradeship, the like of which I dare to assert has never befallen two men, the one brown and the other white.
In her capacious maw was room for all the hosts of earth that could be hurled at her.
Two others oped their iron jaws, And waved their children-stealing paws; There sat their children in gewgaws; By stinting negroes' backs and maws, They kept up heavenly union.
Go back the way thou camest, to the merciful maws of the children of the Tree of Life or the gleaming fangs of the great white apes, for there lies speedy surcease from suffering; but insist in your rash purpose to thread the mazes of the Golden Cliffs of the Mountains of Otz, past the ramparts of the impregnable fortresses of the Holy Therns, and upon your way Death in its most frightful form will overtake you--a death so horrible that even the Holy Therns themselves, who conceived both Life and Death, avert their eyes from its fiendishness and close their ears against the hideous shrieks of its victims.
There was no longer a Holy Thern upon the balcony in the Golden Cliffs above the Iss to summon them with weird cry to the victims floating down to their maws upon the cold, broad bosom of ancient Iss.
They had escaped shipwreck; conflagration; Indian tomahawks and war-clubs; the fagot and the stake; nay, even the cannibal maws of the South Sea Islanders.
There were a thousand maws into which he poured unceasing streams of money.
My brethren, will ye suffocate in the fumes of their maws and appetites
The new level of MAW and food allowance will apply to all foreign household service workers who have signed their contracts on or after October 1, 2015.
Recorder Maw was found to have watched similar "inappropriate" material on his judicial IT account.
A fourth judge, Recorder Andrew Maw, was also found to have viewed similar inappropriate material via his judicial IT account.
Sicard, chairman, president and CEO of USI asserts that the acquisition of MAW will help USI to further solidify its goal of becoming a national brand in middle-market insurance.
Speaking on ITV's Daybreak yesterday, Mrs Maw said she had "no idea" why anyone would take Angel, who is spayed and cannot be used for breeding.
However, as Mr Maw points out, choosing those 20 funds - and not the other 124 - would have required a fair amount of hindsight.