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~ Thursday, November 25, 2004
 

ACTING THE GOAT

Verbs derived from animal names:

1 squirrel – to hide away
2 hog – to take control of
3 fox – to bamboozle
4 ferret – to seek persistently
5 ape – to mimic
6 badger – to bother repeatedly
7 wolf – to eat ravenously
8 dog – to follow
9 hare – to move swiftly
10 rat – to cheat on
11 beaver – to work hard at
12 cat – to vomit
13 ram – to bash into
14 horse – to climb onto
15 hound – to chase, persist

Some animals which didn't give their names to their same-word verbs (different derivations): rabbit, fawn, bat, bear.



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