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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small tubular solitary freshwater polyp; Trouble that cannot be overcome by a single effort because of its many aspects or its persistent and pervasive quality.

Usage examples (35)
  • The students studied a live green hydra during their biology class.
  • hydra was slain by Hercules
  • We may be facing a hydra that defies any easy solution
  • But controlling that kind of hydra could prove tricky even for Bush's vaunted strategist Karl Rove. for more
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