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Definitions

  • 1) Slang A man who habitually makes aggressive sexual advances to women.
  • 2) Any of various similar or related mammals, such as the hyena.
  • 3) The destructive larva of any of various moths, beetles, or flies.
  • 4) Dissonance in perfect fifths on a keyboard instrument tuned to a system of unequal temperament.
  • 5) Any of several carnivorous mammals of the genus Canis, especially the gray wolf of northern regions, that typically live and hunt in packs.
  • 6) The fur of such an animal.
  • 7) A harshness in some tones of a bowed stringed instrument produced by defective vibration.
  • 8) One that is regarded as predatory, rapacious, and fierce.
  • 9) The harsh, howling sound of some of the chords on an organ or piano tuned by unequal temperament.
  • 10) (Textile Manuf.) A willying machine.
  • 11) (Zoöl.) A black variety of the American gray wolf.
  • 12) (Zoöl.) the Thibetan wolf (Canis laniger); -- called also chanco.
  • 13) to keep away poverty; to prevent starvation. See Wolf, 3, above.
  • 14) (Zoöl.) See in the Vocabulary.
  • 15) (Zoöl.) the striped hyena.
  • 16) Fig.: Any very ravenous, rapacious, or destructive person or thing; especially, want; starvation.
  • 17) (Zoöl.) the coyote.
  • 18) (Zoöl.) an Asiatic wolf (Canis pallipes) which somewhat resembles a jackal. Called also landgak.
  • 19) (Bot.) the tomato, or love apple (Lycopersicum esculentum).
  • 20) (Zoöl.) a wolf fish.
  • 21) In bowed instruments, a harshness due to defective vibration in certain notes of the scale.
  • 22) (Zoöl.) A dog bred between a dog and a wolf, as the Eskimo dog.
  • 23) (Zoöl.) any one of several species of large, voracious marine fishes of the genus Anarrhichas, especially the common species (Anarrhichas lupus) of Europe and North America. These fishes have large teeth and powerful jaws. Called also catfish, sea cat, sea wolf, stone biter, and swinefish.
  • 24) (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of wild and savage carnivores belonging to the genus Canis and closely allied to the common dog. The best-known and most destructive species are the European wolf (Canis lupus), the American gray, or timber, wolf (Canis occidentalis), and the prairie wolf, or coyote. Wolves often hunt in packs, and may thus attack large animals and even man.
  • 25) a kind of net used in fishing, which takes great numbers of fish.
  • 26) (Zoöl.) the zebra wolf.
  • 27) obsolete An eating ulcer or sore. Cf. Lupus.
  • 28) (Zoöl.) the spotted hyena.
  • 29) A white worm, or maggot, which infests granaries.
  • 30) (Zoöl.) One of the destructive, and usually hairy, larvæ of several species of beetles and grain moths.
  • 31) A wooden fence placed across a ditch in the corner of a field, to prevent cattle from straying into another field by means of the ditch.
  • 32) In entomology:
  • 33) The larva of a bot-fly; a warble.
  • 34) In music:
  • 35) A digitigrade carnivorous canine quadruped, Cants lupus, of the lupine or thoöid series of Canidæ; hence, some similar animal.
  • 36) In instruments of the viol class, a discordant or false vibration in a string when stopped at a certain point, usually due to a defect in the structure or adjustment of the instrument. Sometimes called wolf-note.
  • 37) A small naked caterpillar, the larva of Tinea granella, the wolf-moth, which infests granaries.
  • 38) A tuberculous excrescence which rapidly eats away the flesh. See lupus, 3.
  • 39) A person noted for ravenousness, cruelty, cunning, or the like: used in opprobrium.
  • 40) The harsh discord heard in certain chords of keyboard-instruments, especially the organ, when tuned on some system of unequal temperament.
  • 41) A chord or interval in which such a discord appears.
  • 42) Same as willow.
  • 43) Tohuntforwolves.
  • 44) To eat greedily or voraciously.
  • 45) (wolf in sheep's clothing) One who feigns congeniality while actually holding malevolent intentions.
  • 46) (wolf at the door) Creditors or a creditor.

Definitions

  • 1) Slang A hot dog; a wiener.
  • 2) Slang The feet.
  • 3) An investment that produces a low return or a loss.
  • 4) A person regarded as contemptible.
  • 5) Something of inferior or low quality.
  • 6) A person regarded as unattractive or uninteresting.
  • 7) Slang The feet.
  • 8) Slang A hot dog; a wiener.
  • 9) Any of various hooked or U-shaped metallic devices used for gripping or holding heavy objects.
  • 10) Any of various other animals, such as the prairie dog.
  • 11) A male animal of the family Canidae, especially of a fox or a domesticated breed.
  • 12) A person.
  • 13) Astronomy A sundog.
  • 14) Astronomy A sundog.
  • 15) A domesticated carnivorous mammal (Canis familiaris syn. Canis lupus subsp. familiaris) occurring as a wide variety of breeds, many of which are traditionally used for hunting, herding, drawing sleds, and other tasks, and are kept as pets.
  • 16) Any of various carnivorous mammals of the family Canidae, such as the dingo.
  • 17) A gay or rakish man, especially if young; a sport or gallant: applied, usually with an epithet (young, impudent, etc.), in mild or humorous reprobation.
  • 18) plural The set-screws which adjust the bed-tool of a punching-press.
  • 19) A quadruped of the genus Canis, C. familiaris.
  • 20) A grab used to grasp well-tubes or -tools, to withdraw them from bored, drilled, or driven wells.
  • 21) Same as dog-head, 1.
  • 22) A name of various mechanical devices, tools, and pieces of machinery.
  • 23) In astronomy: [capitalized] One of two ancient constellations lying south of the zodiac, known as Canis Major and Canis Minor. See Canis.
  • 24) A short, heavy piece of steel, bent and pointed at one end and with an eye or ring at the other. It is used for many purposes in logging, and is sometimes so shaped that a blow directly against the line of draft will loosen it. Also called tail-hook.
  • 25) plural In ship-building, the final supports which are knocked aside when a ship is launched; a dogshore.
  • 26) A mean, worthless fellow; a currish or sneaking scoundrel: applied in reproach or contempt.
  • 27) Any part of a machine acting as a claw or clutch, as the carrier of a lathe, or an adjustable stop to change the motion of a machine-tool.
  • 28) In agriculture, an implement for dragging brush, roots, and poles out of the ground; a brush-puller.
  • 29) The dogfish.
  • 30) A grappling-iron which lifts the monkey or hammer of a pile-driver.
  • 31) The dog-star.
  • 32) An iron with fangs for fastening a log in a saw-pit or on the carriage of a saw-mill.
  • 33) The prairie-dog.
  • 34) plural Canine quadrupeds in general; the family Canidœ (which see).
  • 35) In a lock, a tooth, projection, tusk, or jag which acts as a detent.
  • 36) In distinguishing sex, a male dog, as opposed to bitch; hence sometimes used in composition for the male of other animals, as in dog-fox, dog-ape.
  • 37) A click or pallet to restrain the back-action of a ratchet-wheel by engaging the teeth; a pawl.
  • 38) A sort of iron hook or bar, with one or more sharp fangs or claws at one end, which may be fastened into a piece of wood or other heavy article, for the purpose of moving it: used with various specific prefixes, See cut.
  • 39) Totally; completely. Often used in combination.
  • 40) To follow like a dog; follow with or as with dogs, as in hunting with dogs; hunt; follow pertinaciously or maliciously; keep at the heels of; worry with importunity: as, to dog deer; to dog a person's footsteps.
  • 41) Nautical, to grip, as a rope, to a spar or cable so that the parts bind on each other, to prevent slipping, and causing it to cling.
  • 42) To fasten, as a log by means of a dog (see dog, n., 9 ), for sawing.
  • 43) To hold or fasten with a mechanical device.
  • 44) To be persistently or inescapably associated with:
  • 45) To be recurrently or persistently in the mind; haunt.
  • 46) To track or trail persistently.
  • 47) (go to the dogs) To go to ruin; degenerate.
  • 48) (put on the dog) To make an ostentatious display of elegance, wealth, or culture.
  • 49) (put on the dog) To make an ostentatious display of elegance, wealth, or culture.
  • 50) (go to the dogs) To go to ruin; degenerate.
  • 51) (dog it) To fail to expend the effort needed to do or accomplish something.
  • 52) (dog it) To fail to expend the effort needed to do or accomplish something.

Definitions

  • 1) A solitary, fierce member of the weasel family, Gulo gulo.
  • 2) A solitary mustelid mammal (Gulo gulo) of northern regions, having a heavyset body, short legs, dark fur, and a bushy tail, and known for its aggressive predatory behavior.
  • 3) stocky shaggy-coated North American carnivorous mammal
  • 4) musteline mammal of northern Eurasia
  • 5) a native or resident of Michigan

Examples

  • 1) Their polar bear counterpart appears wolf like.
  • 2) Once loose they'll behave like wolves.
  • 3) Hungry like the wolf, you might say.
  • 4) Bears, wolves and wild boar are common in Russia.
  • 5) An inventor in Finland has devised a new method of keeping dogs safe from wolves: little protective vests.
  • 6) They are like lone wolves and sometimes can be more dangerous as it is not easy to identify them,' said one security official.
  • 7) Especially when he heard the cry of wolves nearby.
  • 8) Wolves hunt better in packs than alone.
  • 9) These almost empty mountains where wolves and bears still roam are remote only because nobody comes.
  • 10) The raven and wolf are important animals to me.
  • 11) While keeping the wolf from the door.
  • 12) We need to teach people that they can eat wolves too and become heroes.
  • 13) Used to hunt wolves who tried to kill our animals.
  • 14) Sleeping with wild wolves is more my sort of terrifying.
  • 15) Another fear is that they will cry wolf once too often and a real illness will be missed.
  • 16) Man is a wolf to man.
  • 17) It has no bears or wolves.
  • 18) They'd cut your skin to look underneath for wolf fur.
  • 19) You are the don, and a bit of a lone wolf.
  • 20) Well, it might if you were a dog or a wolf.
  • 21) In any case, dogs are not wolves.
  • 22) The couple say they have spent thousands of hours training the animals because of wolves' fearsome nature.
  • 23) Wolves pulled one back before half-time.
  • 24) Now the wolf is back.
  • 25) He seems to be doing well, if the food I wolf down when he brings it home is anything to go by.
  • 26) Of all these the grey wolf is the most common, and is _par excellence the wolf_; but there are districts in which individuals of other colours predominate.
  • 27) One howlin 'wolf is awesome enough ... but three???
  • 28) Zenmomma's Garden: One howlin 'wolf is awesome enough ... but three???
  • 29) I think a certain wolf is starting to snarl about it being time for his story.
  • 30) The Lakota say "we are all reletives", the wolf is our brother and deserves our respect.
  • 31) In other words, the wolf is a "persistence predator."
  • 32) ‘Among wild dogs and wolves, the cooperative hunting pack includes both males and females, and they provision both pups and a nursing mother.’
  • 33) ‘Did you know that the last British wolf was shot in Scotland in the Fifteenth Century and that the last wolf living wild in England was trapped and killed nearly a thousand years ago?’
  • 34) ‘Wild dogs, especially the big wild dogs, are famously family oriented, and wolves are no exception.’
  • 35) ‘Their proposal would allow wolves that attack hunting dogs or livestock outside of fenced areas to be shot.’
  • 36) ‘With a blink, his eyes adjusted and decided it was either a wild dog or a wolf or a coyote.’
  • 37) ‘No, it was not a dog's head but probably of one of the wild canines; a wolf or perhaps a jackal.’
  • 38) ‘Everything from saber-toothed carnivores and wolves to flying squirrels and anteaters were produced independently.’
  • 39) ‘The extent of livestock loss to wolves is often overstated, wolves typically prefer their wild prey.’
  • 40) ‘Inukai suggested that the fate of the wolf and wild dog was tied to that of the deer.’
  • 41) ‘In medieval times the area was a hunting forest, roamed by deer, wild bear and wolves.’
  • 42) ‘Dogs can be vaccinated against the virus, but it is not feasible to trap and vaccinate all the wild wolves in Yellowstone, park officials say.’
  • 43) ‘At each site of historical interest he will guide visitors through local folklore and legend, recreating the era thousands of years ago when wild boar and wolves roamed the moors.’
  • 44) ‘Researchers say that wolves in the coastal region are much more genetically variable than wolves elsewhere in North America.’
  • 45) ‘The ability to place young pups as well as older wolves in the wild will inject the population with new genes and increase the numbers of wild wolves.’
  • 46) ‘The wolves that remained wild find themselves all but exterminated in the lower forty-eight states.’
  • 47) ‘We saw predatory birds hunting, which is not uncommon as Transylvania also hosts wild boars and wolves.’
  • 48) ‘Returning west, we take the road through middle Skane, where dense pine forests hide wild boar and even wolves.’
  • 49) ‘It was described as a monster of terrible size but probable only a hungry wolf or wild boar which roamed the area striking terror into the hearts of all the people.’
  • 50) ‘Actually, upon closer examination it seemed to be a cross between a wild boar and a wolf.’
  • 51) ‘Instead, rather intriguingly, it has become a grim battle of the superpowers, both engaged in a hard fight to keep the media wolves from their door.’
  • 52) ‘Who do you feed to the media wolves?’
  • 53) ‘Note that the wolf waits until he gets her into bed before pouncing.’
  • 54) ‘He wolfed food the down, and then drank from the bowl of water that he had.’
  • 55) ‘It was perfect to dip naan bread in, and the pilau rice was wolfed down by Matt who seemed to enthuse about how special the chef's special was with every mouthful.’
  • 56) ‘If I'd have been a real man, I would have bought one of the six pound pie beasts, I would not have wolfed my snack in private.’
  • 57) ‘But in order to try it you may have to stop wolfing the smothered pork chops and grits the person on your left is drooling over, or the curried goat with superb succotash that has made the friend on your right fall suddenly silent.’
  • 58) ‘I dashed outside and wolfed the meat down as fast as I could.’
  • 59) ‘Even David noticed the way she wolfed the cake down.’
  • 60) ‘Tossing the pills into the basket, I heard crunching noises as the creature inside greedily wolfed them down.’
  • 61) ‘Instead of our bodies having to work double-time to sift out the nutrients from food that is wolfed down anxiously, what if we gave our bodies an easier time of it?’
  • 62) ‘I dug into my food, almost wolfed it down, then a sudden thought occurred to me.’
  • 63) ‘Fufu turns out to be one of Schroeder's favorite dishes; he wolfs his plate down heartily, as does Gherardi.’
  • 64) ‘But as we were wolfing our eclairs I noticed that I seemed to have lost their attention and out of the corner of my eye I saw something in powder blue, and I looked up and there she was again!’
  • 65) ‘I start my running class today, so I want to make sure I eat something good and not terribly heavy, and I don't want to be wolfing it down at the last minute.’
  • 66) ‘Cheryl said the children are often trying certain foods for the first time and, despite an initial reticence, they usually end up wolfing it all down.’
  • 67) ‘Instead, it was pancakes all round at Café Chicco D' Oro, Bertie breaking his in two before wolfing them down.’
  • 68) ‘I was operating under the illusion that only I knew how vile this curry was and continued the pretence by enthusiastically wolfing it down.’
  • 69) ‘Their marriage, as well as being a union of celebrities, became the template of an extravagant lifestyle in which one ordered without reflection, wolfed it down without pause and signed the bill without a glance at the total.’
  • 70) ‘Champagne, fine wines, smoked salmon and strawberries have been wolfed down in staggering quantities during the five-day Royal Ascot at York festival.’
  • 71) ‘The cops gave him biscuits and gravy and he wolfed them down.’
  • 72) ‘But, this morning I made him a scrambled egg sandwich and he wolfed it down.’
  • 73) ‘On the verandah I wolfed dinner as hungry walkers do.’

Examples

  • 1) Survivors recall eating leaves and grass or gnawing on bones left out for the dogs.
  • 2) The recordings were then played to ten puppies and ten older dogs in a different room.
  • 3) Universal said it also opens the door for albums aimed at horses and dogs.
  • 4) This time dogs and cats had been welcome.
  • 5) In fact, they had just bought a dog together.
  • 6) The animal released the dog and he realised that it was a cougar, or mountain lion.
  • 7) Miss Dean thinks it was probably a rabbit hole as the others would be large enough for a small dog to get out of.
  • 8) That he is trying to teach old dogs new tricks.
  • 9) Many cat and dog treats are just as calorific as the junk food made for their owners.
  • 10) People who have dogs live longer and are less prone to heart attacks.
  • 11) There was only one dog in there.
  • 12) Which is a lot of being chased by dogs.
  • 13) Now he has been released early from jail and is anxious to be top dog again.
  • 14) We know that horses and dogs are superb in reading body language.
  • 15) The family had both dogs put down following the attack.
  • 16) It is just as likely to come from a dog fox.
  • 17) Another bundle may include three hot dogs and two bags of potato chips.
  • 18) This year the emphasis is on the health benefits of dog ownership.
  • 19) dogs or other animals are not permitted on any walk unless otherwise specified.
  • 20) Wild animals must rescue their dog friend from a gang of pets.
  • 21) Yet science and social history do not explain the emotional bond between man and dog.
  • 22) Having the dog is a great interest outside football.
  • 23) The royal dogs made out like bandits.
  • 24) Questions about a lack of speed that have dogged his career were answered in that instant.
  • 25) So he asked a friend who made biscuits for dogs how to go about it.
  • 26) Others talk more wildly of the threat to dogs and cats.
  • 27) The letter appeared during what some of us regarded as a bad week for dogs.
  • 28) IT'S hard for a bloke to carry a small dog around without looking a bit daft.
  • 29) Presumably he wanted to express something about there being life in the old dog yet.
  • 30) Presumably if personal trainers are deemed a business then others too could find themselves being charged including dog walkers.
  • 31) PEOPLE see dogs as the healthier option.
  • 32) When our dogs get ill, we have to fit visits to the vet and bouts of succour around the working day.
  • 33) To illustrate, consider a sentence like ˜A dog barked™, and suppose that ˜dog™ denotes the set X,
  • 34) For example, in ˜Every dog is a mammal™, both ˜dog™ and ˜mammal™ have personal supposition.
  • 35) We had a dog, true it was a different one, a ferocious dog…
  • 36) At the present time, there is not a concert or an opera at Darmstadt to which Mr. S---- and his wonderful dog are not invited; or, at least, _the dog_.
  • 37) It's where a dog can be a dog®, and is designed to provide the highest levels of fun, safety and service for campers, and peace of mind for their parents.
  • 38) "'Well, no,' admitted Sykes; 'I see plenty of pieces, but I guess that dog _as a dog_, ain't of much account.'
  • 39) The term "dog days" was coined by the ancient Romans, who called these hot and humid days caniculares dies or "days of the dogs" after the star Sirius -- Canis Majoris, the "Greater dog," which is one of the hunting dogs of Orion.
  • 40) "This is the reason the term dog days of August was invented," said Hollywood.com analyst Paul Dergarabedian.
  • 41) He is demonstrating abstract thinking when he assigns the word dog to what is clearly not a real dog.
  • 42) ‘‘All dogs have an intense sense of smell, and every dog likes to sniff,’ Smith said.’
  • 43) ‘Her size makes it impractical to use her as a patrol dog, but her sense of smell is so keen she can detect even trace amounts of drugs.’
  • 44) ‘Domesticated dogs arose from wolves that somehow became accustomed to living among people.’
  • 45) ‘She heard a car door shut and a muffled voice calming the dog who now went from barking to a whine.’
  • 46) ‘I think it's okay to keep pet dogs on a leash and birds in a cage.’
  • 47) ‘Secondly, rabid stray dogs do not observe boundaries.’
  • 48) ‘Mr. Mason's hunting dogs weren't barking their heads off for once, which was new.’
  • 49) ‘The neighbor's dog barked relentlessly, giving the night a heartbeat to add to his own.’
  • 50) ‘A woman in Hastings is walking a small dog on a leash.’
  • 51) ‘However, there have been several instances where citizens have been bitten by stray dogs.’
  • 52) ‘People let their dogs foul in public places and leave it for somebody else to worry about.’
  • 53) ‘Don't overlook books and videos on training hunting dogs.’
  • 54) ‘The enamel carried a scene of hunting dogs chasing a hare.’
  • 55) ‘The top five dogs of each breed are invited to attend.’
  • 56) ‘He said, ‘It's kind of like a hound dog chasing a rabbit.’’
  • 57) ‘Her attack dog is a mutt, and, as everyone knows, mongrels are healthier than pedigreed dogs.’
  • 58) ‘He could almost feel them out there; it was time to call the dogs to heel.’
  • 59) ‘The sun shone, people were walking the dog, airing the child, spring cleaning their souls.’
  • 60) ‘We watched the wild cats and dogs frolicking in the winter sunlight.’
  • 61) ‘Teufel-hunden were originally known as the wild, ferocious mountain dogs of Bavarian folklore.’
  • 62) ‘In most mammals, adult play is rare, but it is common in dolphins, members of the dog family, great apes and, of course, humans.’
  • 63) ‘Among dogs, the family that preys together stays together.’
  • 64) ‘The thing is Robyn we've got the numbers here and as you said it's quite a large proportion if you like of Wild African dogs in captivity in Australia.’
  • 65) ‘Last night I watched a documentary on the Golden Jackals of Africa - dogs nearly identical to Jasper.’
  • 66) ‘In this matter of going, readily do dogs, jackals and the like, know when they move on that they are moving.’
  • 67) ‘To all dog owners, the call goes out, keep you dogs under control day and night, as the lambing season is upon us now and many have been savaged by roaming dogs in some areas already.’
  • 68) ‘The male dog otter measured 41.5 inches in length with a girth of 26 inches.’
  • 69) ‘A male, or dog, otter can range over six to eight miles, far further than a female.’
  • 70) ‘A member of the waterworks department shot a fine dog otter on the lower Rivington reservoir.’
  • 71) ‘The big dog otter probably got as much of a fright as he did, it about-turned and leapt into the water.’
  • 72) ‘‘I am looking for a young animal, either a dog or a bitch, that has a bit of attitude,’ he said.’
  • 73) ‘As I made my way back to my car, a dog fox trotted across the road in front of me, stopped, looked me up and down and then carried on, completely unconcerned.’
  • 74) ‘In the Landrover in which I was travelling was a large dog fox.’
  • 75) ‘With his hair tinged by the sun's rays, he looked like a dog fox who'd out-witted his pursuers once again.’
  • 76) ‘It is obvious therefore that not only pregnant and nursing vixens are killed, but also the dog fox, on whom the vixen and cubs often rely for food.’
  • 77) ‘People went to football in the afternoon, went to the dogs in the evening and took the train home.’
  • 78) ‘By the way, you can keep the pun you wretched journalistic dogs.’
  • 79) ‘He got up with his hand wrapped around her little waist… that lucky dog!’
  • 80) ‘If that next race is the bottom of the new grade, this lucky dog might have a chance of stumbling into the money again.’
  • 81) ‘It's true - I'm a lucky dog.’
  • 82) ‘There's not much more to be said about it other than she's a lucky dog.’
  • 83) ‘I thought My God, if all the scenes are as scary as this one; I'm really a lucky dog.’
  • 84) ‘The schools are good so there's no need to work like a dog to pay school fees.’
  • 85) ‘Do you think this helps explain why today's corporate bosses are treating American workers like dogs?’
  • 86) ‘They were treated as dogs, they were hungry, and the goddess of justice refused to review their plight.’
  • 87) ‘She talked about the prisoners being treated like dogs by the general.’
  • 88) ‘‘To say that they treated Victoria like a dog would be wholly unfair,’ he said.’
  • 89) ‘The fact is that Addis was not treated like a dog.’
  • 90) ‘During the Second World War, he treated Sinclair like a dog.’
  • 91) ‘Why the hell did these cops treat me like a dog in the street?’
  • 92) ‘The actor plays a guy who is sort of - he's treated like a dog by this gangster, his master.’
  • 93) ‘Jackie loved my father and my father treated him like a dog.’
  • 94) ‘In order to get him to commit you have to treat him like a dog.’
  • 95) ‘I can work like a dog when I have to; as long as my energy is directed at the race car, I can be fairly competitive.’
  • 96) ‘I say it's cruel for us to be treated like dogs in here.’
  • 97) ‘Those people put their lives up for this country - and for them - and they are being forced out into the gutter and being treated like dogs.’
  • 98) ‘It was appalling to see those broken bodies, human beings treated worse than dogs.’
  • 99) ‘He continued by declaring, ‘the dictator must die like a dog, because he deserves it.’’
  • 100) ‘I was already treated worse than a dog, letting her see me shed tears, only gave her more opportunities to despise me.’
  • 101) ‘Tash had enough self-respect to dislike being treated like a stray dog.’
  • 102) ‘Well if I hired my old headmaster, I'd treat him like a dog.’
  • 103) ‘The poor Prime Minister, the dog hasn't even got a bone to show for his efforts.’
  • 104) ‘Move too early, and you might end up backing a dog of a technology.’
  • 105) ‘If he understands that it's a dog of a deal, why do you think he'd consider supporting it?’
  • 106) ‘With a lead clenched less than firmly in his sweaty palm, he then contrived to play a dog of a game in the middle of the second set.’
  • 107) ‘There is also an ugly betrayal of Cammie's trust, and, as befits a dog of a play, a shaggy-dog ending.’
  • 108) ‘It's been a dog of a market in the past few months compared with the rest of Asia, but we are still overweight there.’
  • 109) ‘Never a truer word as, after a dog of a first half, the second period ran rampant on the back of abject defending.’
  • 110) ‘So how do you choose from the plethora of contracts on offer to ensure you don't get stuck with a dog of a contract?’
  • 111) ‘It is a dog of a day, relentless rain and biting cold fraying the nerve ends of men who like to be in perpetual motion.’
  • 112) ‘I personally still think it is a dog of a deal but I am glad that he has taken the stand that he has.’
  • 113) ‘The only question New Zealand First really wants to ask the Minister is why he came to the House for the first reading with such a dog of a bill.’
  • 114) ‘One of the great mysteries of Australian political life is why a man who is about to dump a dog of a tax system on an unsuspecting public should appear so smug?’
  • 115) ‘Through the select committee process we changed what had been a dog of a bill into a much-improved bill.’
  • 116) ‘Sounds like a real dog of a human being to have to deal with.’
  • 117) ‘That's why we try to write articles about how to crush on a cutie, find a BF and, yikes, get rid of a dog of a dude before he turns your heart into a pancake.’
  • 118) ‘When you have a leader of his passion and effectiveness, you have a media that's very much tracking him and dogging him and trying to find what they can about him.’
  • 119) ‘He laughs about how the police are still - and probably forever - on his tail, even dogging him on his recent US book tour.’
  • 120) ‘Since Sally was the only member of the group who would acknowledge Yap's existence, the little gnome dogged her every step, chattering excitedly.’
  • 121) ‘If something's upsetting her on the home front, she might be trying to get her moms attention - even if it means dogging her.’
  • 122) ‘I mean, they seem to be dogging you throughout this entire investigation.’
  • 123) ‘Whenever the Democrat arrives in the Midwestern state, he is dogged by a volunteer from the rival campaign dressed as a giant ear of corn.’
  • 124) ‘He is dogged by the determined trio of regional leaders, who want to grab as much from the largest pie as possible.’
  • 125) ‘The senator complained that he was dogged all week by opponents of the White House plan who dominated news coverage.’
  • 126) ‘Rumours that it may be bought by a private equity group or trade buyer or combination of the two have dogged Allen since the company's formation in 2004.’
  • 127) ‘That fellow is going to dog him to the gates of St Peters.’
  • 128) ‘Doyle hopes to prove his new pet theories on the existence of the supernatural, but when a murder takes place, his own drowned ghost reappears to dog him.’
  • 129) ‘When Sampras was taking his first steps to greatness, he had a small gang of hopefuls dogging his footsteps.’
  • 130) ‘The riverborne portion of his annual journey was normally its safest part, but this year was different, for someone - or something - was dogging his heels.’
  • 131) ‘It was picture perfect: the sunshine, the breeze, the companionship… and of course, the annoyingly obnoxious group behind us dogging our heels.’
  • 132) ‘Two NBC guys who have spent four months in the desert dogging the division confirmed that this was a very good thing for reporters who want to report on the action.’
  • 133) ‘Now, by Cavanaugh's estimate, 75 companies were dogging the buyer for the national store account.’
  • 134) ‘The spurned woman shows up on the cruise as well, dogging the newlyweds' footsteps.’
  • 135) ‘Her mother dogged her heels, asking more about her day.’
  • 136) ‘For the last 5-1/2 years this process has been dogged by problem after problem.’
  • 137) ‘The school - which has a police officer stationed on site - has been on special measures for five years and has been dogged by problems.’
  • 138) ‘The system has been dogged with problems since it came on line in 1999.’
  • 139) ‘Shoals of words have been written about the problems dogging our fishing industry - a key generator of revenue.’
  • 140) ‘Sadly, his retirement was dogged by health problems.’
  • 141) ‘Ever thereafter - following his trip to China in 1972 - he was dogged by the fear of assassination.’
  • 142) ‘Loneliness, grief and despair dogged her at every turn, seemed to follow always in her wake, just out of sight.’
  • 143) ‘A war that ended 30 years ago still dogs us shaping our debates about fighting an entirely different war.’
  • 144) ‘The trick, you see, is to put what's dogging you into the proper perspective.’
  • 145) ‘One tournament win doesn't inspire confidence but his play this week has been exceptional, a total contrast to the self-doubt that dogged him in recent times.’
  • 146) ‘This criticism dogged him for his entire career.’
  • 147) ‘I'm looking for ways to tackle this constant state of feeling tired all the time, which has dogged me for years.’
  • 148) ‘And I'm concerned about making a bad first impression, because that could dog me for months.’
  • 149) ‘These allegations are going to dog him on his final campaign bus tour and he didn't want that.’
  • 150) ‘She said one of her hopes was complete recovery from the illness that has dogged her.’
  • 151) ‘As for the criticism which has dogged him all season he replied that as long as the manager believed in him he was happy.’
  • 152) ‘It has dogged him all his life, and has, at different times, overwhelmed and almost broken him.’
  • 153) ‘Although he was acquitted in 1991, the incident has dogged him ever since.’
  • 154) ‘I have to admit that this issue has dogged me most of this week.’
  • 155) ‘But again and again, he was dogged by scandals of his own making that made him as much of an embarrassment as an asset to the party he served.’
  • 156) ‘He entered the season with a reputation for dogging it when he wasn't the primary receiver.’
  • 157) ‘He loved the game and didn't mind ragging on the players when they were dogging it.’
  • 158) ‘The Americans actually were dogging it late in the third as the Germans led 67-65, but Pierce sank a 10-spot on their heads as a part of a 12-0 run to close the quarter.’
  • 159) ‘The disturbing thing is, they aren't even really trying here, and you can tell they're already dogging it a bit in favor of dull, formulaic jazzy folk that would later be their poison.’
  • 160) ‘But his effort indicated he certainly wasn't dogging it.’
  • 161) ‘Maybe he has been dogging it all these months in hopes of getting a lot of attention and an extra ration of sympathy kibble.’
  • 162) ‘What sticks out is his Santa Claus ability to know who is working hard and who is dogging it.’
  • 163) ‘Inside the Ravens' building, the consensus is the running back is not dogging it.’
  • 164) ‘His position coach already has said he expects more effort; and he knows folks in St. Louis still say he dogged it last year.’
  • 165) ‘There were more clashes with the coach after his trade to the Nuggets, including an accusation that he dogged it through his first season in Denver.’
  • 166) ‘I know a lot of people made a big deal out of Jones in the national media, but believe me, he dogged it a lot and didn't seem real eager when he had the chance to run routes and line up at tight end.’
  • 167) ‘Pavel led the league in goals for the second straight year with 59, even though he dogged it for long portions of the schedule.’
  • 168) ‘He has dogged it by refusing to debate his ready opponent on the Seven Network this Sunday evening.’
  • 169) ‘I'd rather have the hassle for dogging it than put up with that.’
  • 170) ‘Its convex shape and dogging mechanism made it look as though it were an enlarged part of a submarine, scavenged from some terrestrial scrap yard and grafted onto the bulkhead.’
  • 171) ‘There was a muted boom as the Captain closed and dogged the ships inner lock shut behind us.’
  • 172) ‘She places the child inside the engineering space before stepping through herself and dogging the hatch behind her.’
  • 173) ‘Now, as he stood within the hyperbaric chamber of the minisub, he watched as Clark went about dogging the hatches.’
  • 174) ‘These leaks can sometimes be stopped, at opening ports, anyway, by dogging them down tighter.’
  • 175) ‘She steps through, and closes the hatch, dogging it tightly.’
  • 176) ‘They reached a hatch and wasted no time in dogging it down behind them.’
  • 177) ‘The hatch closed, they dogged it, and checked to make sure everyone was in the seats lining the walls.’
  • 178) ‘If your maintainers open a hatch, be sure they dog it down.’

Examples

  • 1) ‘Predators of erethizontids include mustelids such as martens, minks, wolverines, ermine, weasels, and fishers.’
  • 2) ‘The researchers discovered shards of bone from mammoths, musk ox, brown bear, wolverine, rhinoceros, hares, bison, horses, reindeer, and cave lion.’
  • 3) ‘The weasel family includes such colourful characters as otters, wolverines, skunks, minks and badgers.’
  • 4) ‘Bobcats, wolverines, and fishers, that know how to flip the animal on its back and expose its unprotected underside, are the most adept at killing porcupines.’
  • 5) ‘Brown and black bears, wolves, wolverines and mountain goats roam the mountains, while millions of migratory birds rest and feed along mudflats and estuaries.’
  • 6) ‘It is a predator's showcase, home not just to wolves and grizzlies, but wolverines, lynx, bobcat, marten, fisher, black bear, mountain lion, golden eagle, bald eagle, coyote, fox, weasel.’
  • 7) ‘Black bears, grizzly bears, polar bears, wolverines, mountain lions, a number of snakes and even lynx, badgers and black flies might kill you in the wild in Canada.’
  • 8) ‘Wolves, wolverines, and brown bears crisscross its terrain.’
  • 9) ‘The bear, wolf, coyote, fisher, wolverine, otter, and lynx prey upon the beaver who is, nevertheless, a powerful antagonist when at bay.’
  • 10) ‘Especially vulnerable are large, far-ranging carnivores like grizzly bears, mountain lions, panthers, wolverines, and lynx - animals that may travel 100 miles in just a few days.’
  • 11) ‘The delta is a stopover for as many as 16 million migrating shorebirds and waterfowl every year and home to numerous other species, including wolves, wolverines, lynx and sea lions.’
  • 12) ‘Pugnacious, bold, and curious, like other weasels, the wolverine is omnivorous and consumes a wide range of edible roots and berries, small game, and fish.’
  • 13) ‘Fishers are among the least understood of the weasel family, or mustelids, which also includes martens, minks, ermines, ferrets, badgers, otters, and wolverines.’
  • 14) ‘The area's most famous animal resident is, naturally, the reindeer, but wolverines, arctic foxes and bears also thrive in the region's wilds.’
  • 15) ‘They are hunted by coyotes, badgers, foxes, owls, and wolverines.’
  • 16) ‘Copeland, the U.S. Forest Service researcher, and other scientists are studying how wolverines cover these immense distances and connect seemingly isolated populations as they roam.’
  • 17) ‘It's the mascot of the University of Michigan's college football team, but it's unlikely you'll see a wolverine in the wolverine State - or most of the rest of the country, for that matter.’
  • 18) ‘Roads fragment wildlife habitat, eliminating creatures that require big tracts of undeveloped land such as forest birds, elk, caribou, lynx, wolves, wolverines, and grizzlies.’
  • 19) ‘Whereas the largest are fairly well researched, knowledge of the fisher, wolverine, river otter, mink, lynx, bobcat, and raccoon is almost entirely from anecdote.’
  • 20) ‘Murkowski says his bill poses no danger to the migratory birds, caribou, wolverines, musk oxen, polar and grizzly bears that live in the Refuge, but a look 60 miles to the west, location of the Prudhoe Bay oil fields, proves him wrong.’
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