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Synonyms for rat

rat on something

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smell a rat

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  • suspect something
  • doubt someone
  • distrust someone
  • mistrust someone
  • harbour suspicions about someone or something
  • have your doubts about someone or something

Synonyms for rat

one who betrays

one who gives incriminating information about others

to abandon one's cause or party usually to join another

to be treacherous to

to give incriminating information about others, especially to the authorities

Synonyms for rat

someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

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a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

a pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure

desert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage

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employ scabs or strike breakers in

take the place of work of someone on strike

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give (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat

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catch rats, especially with dogs

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give away information about somebody

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ORIGINALLY from Asia ,the brown rat arrived in Britain around 250 years ago.
However, providing you have enough time to spare, a rat can be kept alone as long as you give it plenty of attention.
The trick is to get every last rat, and the tool is rodenticide pellets dropped by helicopters.
On average a rat can give birth every 24 to 28 days and one pair can produce a colony of 2,000 per year.
The largest rat ever recorded in Britain measured 2ft.
The Norway rat or brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) is a case in point.
Using these hairs, the rat can feel its way through spaces in total darkness.
For Oregon Ballet Theatre's lavish 1993 production, designed by New Yorker Campbell Baird, she made no fewer than twelve rats plus the Rat King's head and paws, as well as a bear and a couple of hobbyhorses.
We are told that in lore and various anecdotal accounts, the rat-king is a group of rats inextricably and inexplicably bound together through the knotting of their tails.
This rat has an almost total lack of myelin throughout its life span, which is only about three weeks," Dr.
The reader is met with the human world above ground and the rat world below ground.
After completing all the activities, have students cut out the big rat.
The first defence against a rat infestation is to proof your home.
As many pet rat owners know, rats are highly social animals, says study coauthor Inbal Ben-Ami Bartal, a psychologist at the University of Chicago.
Rat Meetup Group has 425 local rat fanciers and they work to educate the public and facilitate rat rescues around the country.