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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A large, ferocious bear found in western North America.

Usage examples (34)
  • grizzly bears are the biggest mammals in North America.
  • I wonder if a grizzly is anything like a polar and can swim for miles out at sea?
  • The Daisy grizzly is youth sized, but the barrel is a smooth bore.
  • The grizzly is forever silenced, but this exhibit proves the axiom that "everyone has a bear story." for more
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  • A "grizzly" (a type of bear) might cause "grisly" (horrible) devastation if it runs through a campsite. Note: "gristly" describes meat that is very tough.
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