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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The eighth sign of the zodiac; a stinging arachnid of most warm and tropical areas

Usage examples (34)
  • The sting of a scorpion is a thousand times more hurtful than the scratch of a brier.
  • This species of scorpion is usually found in the southwestern United States.
  • The common brown scorpion is overblown as a danger to humans in good health.
  • The scorpion is the state symbol of Durango, yet I have seen only one in the past four years. for more
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