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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming.

Usage examples (27)
  • If you think an awkward turtle is an uncomfortable reptile, then you're probably not very obama.
  • And a turtle is better than a frog any day because it actually stands still (albeit terrified, most likely) while your kids check it out!
  • turtle is actually a tortoise, but everyone calls her 'turtle' - she was an anniversary gift!
  • By Associated Press LONDON - Two decades ago, Tony Hayward was a "turtle" - one of a handful ... for more
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