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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Greek mythology) a sea nymph transformed into a sea monster who lived on one side of a narrow strait.

Usage examples (36)
  • Without a word Scylla did as she was told, and in a few seconds was half kneeling, half lying on the ground.
  • It was called Scylla and it was located walking distance from my house in a converted Bucktown cottage.
  • "Scylla," he was equally sure to find a "Charybdis" at the other.
  • Cloanthus, ancestor of the Cluentii, wins with the "Scylla" (141-342). for more
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