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any of various burrowing, carnivorous mammals of the family Mustelidaeto harass or urge persistently; pester; nag:
any plantigrade mammal of the family Ursidae, typically massive omnivorous animals with a large head, a long shaggy coat, and strong claws to hold up; support:
any of several nonvenomous, chiefly tropical constrictors having vestigial hind limbs at the base of the tail. a scarf or stole of feathers, fur, or fabric.
a reddish-brown antelope of the forests of tropical Africa, having white stripes and large, spirally twisted horns. one of a pair of small tuned drums, played by beating with the fingers.
a crested grosbeak, of North America, the male of which is bright redof prime importance; chief; principal
any large wading bird of the family Gruidae, characterized by long legs, bill, and neck and an elevated hind toe.a device for lifting and moving heavy weights in suspension
any tailless, stout-bodied amphibian of the order Anuraa triangular mass of elastic, horny substance in the middle of the sole of the foot of a horse
any of various small insectivorous mammals living chiefly underground, and having velvety fur, very small eyes, and strong forefeet. a small, congenital spot or blemish on the human skin, usually of a dark color, slightly elevated, and sometimes hairy
Animal DefinitionNon-Animal Definition
any of various large lizards of the family Varanidae, of Africa, southern Asia, the East Indies, and Australia, fabled to give warning of the presence of crocodilesto watch closely for purposes of control, surveillance, etc.; keep track of; check continually
any of numerous hook-billed, often brilliantly colored birds having the ability to mimic speechto repeat or imitate without thought or understanding
any spiny-finned, freshwater food fish of the US or Europeany place or object, as a sill, fence, branch, or twig, for a bird, animal, or person to alight or rest upon
any of numerous marine carnivores of the suborder Pinnipediaan embossed emblem, figure, symbol, word, letter, etc., used as attestation or evidence of authenticity
any of slow-moving, arboreal, tropical American edentates having long hooklike claws used in gripping tree branches while hanging or moving along in an upside-down position.habitual disinclination to exertion; indolence; laziness.
any of various snaillike terrestrial gastropods having no shell or only a rudimentary onea piece of lead or other metal for firing from a gun
any of several species of small dabbling ducks, of worldwide distribution, usually traveling in tight flocks and frequenting ponds and marshesa medium to dark greenish blue
any of several large carnivorous mammals of the dog family usually hunting in packs, formerly common throughout Northern Hemisphereto devour voraciously (often followed by down):

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