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  • The tremling licked his teeth and gave a deep, gorillalike roar.

    GUARDIAN OF THE VEIL

  • The last common ancestor of humans and apes may have been gorillalike, chimpanzeelike, bonobolike, or different from any living species.

    Nature and Culture

  • Every view screen had at least two gorillalike bodyguards watching it.

    House Of The Scorpion

  • It was not an attitude of prayer; it was an attempt to keep those big, gorillalike hands from smashing something.

    Damned If You Don't

  • Discipline or not, Big Tom did not know the meaning of mercy; and to Johnnie the blow of one of those great gorillalike fists was like some cataclysm of nature.

    The Rich Little Poor Boy

  • Pancracio's harsh, gorillalike profile retained its repulsive immutability.

    The Underdogs, a Story of the Mexican Revolution

  • There had been the pure apes -- huge, gorillalike beasts -- and those who walked, a trifle more erect and had features with just a shade more of the human cast about them.

    Out of Time's Abyss

  • a poor match for Barber, whose appearance was more gorillalike than usual (hair disheveled, heavy shoulders humped, teeth grinding savagely under puffed and bristling lips, huge hands at the ends of long, curving arms, spreading and closing with the desire to clutch and rend).

    The Rich Little Poor Boy

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