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Synonyms for rut

Synonyms for rut

a habitual, laborious, often tiresome course of action

a regular period of sexual excitement in female mammals

Synonyms for rut

a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)

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a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape

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applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity

be in a state of sexual excitement

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hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove

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I've always believed in hunting smart during the early and late seasons, and hunting hard during the rut.
The only time anything seems to have a major impact on the natural progression of the rut is when we shoot off a huge percentage of bucks before they reach maturity.
Third, please don't assume that just because I hunt does during the rut it means I fling an arrow at every one that walks into bow range--far from it
The band continued as Ruts DC, releasing two albums before splitting in 1983.
Our forests never smell hotter than during the rut.
Rut parameters are affected by aggregate structure (Khedr, Breakah 2011; Lin, Cao 2009; Nukuhya et al.
Fallow deer like dense woodland but have been seen rutting in the open valley at Dinefwr Park; | listen out for rhythmic belching and bellowing; | scrapes and wallows - these are signs that rutting deer, or deer preparing for the rut, have used the area.
Ad agency Goodby Silverstein & Partners, production company The Directors Bureau and director Mike Mills, said they tried to capture the essence of the post-college rut with the new Corona Light TV spots.
These include, among other things, the analytical correlations between the vehicle speed and the rut depths, anti-skid/anti-slip properties, the soft shoulder maintenance, the available sight distance and the road bendiness.
The drama of the autumn deer rut reaches its height in the antler-clashing battles between the males.
Most rut damage occurs from one to four feet up the trunk and lower stems.
The photographer and artist Rut Blees Luxemburg curates a monthly series of artworks for the AR relating to questions of space and architecture
Michael Roche says the 15m-long rut on the side of the road at Tame Bridge, Stokesley, is a hazard and that he wants something done.