from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to reptiles.
- adj. Resembling or characteristic of a reptile.
- adj. Despicable; treacherous.
- n. A reptile.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Reptile-like.
- adj. Of or referring to reptiles.
- adj. Treacherous.
- n. Reptile
- n. One of a race of extraterrestrial shape-shifters purported to secretly control the world.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Belonging to the reptiles.
- n. One of the Reptilia; a reptile.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the Reptilia, in any sense; resembling or like a reptile.
- n. Any member of the Reptilia; a reptile.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms
- adj. of or relating to the class Reptilia
It's part of what we call the reptilian core of the brain, associated with wanting, with motivation, with focus and with craving.
The oldest, which he calls the reptilian brain, controls aggression and passionate impulsiveness.
One pays according to an iron schedule -- for every strength the balanced weakness; for every high a corresponding low; for every fictitious god-like moment an equivalent time in reptilian slime.
Lawyers for Mohamed Al Fayed have failed in a bid to summons a seven foot tall blood-drinking reptilian from the star system Alpha Draconis to court to give evidence at the inquest into the death of Al Fayed's son Dodi and Diana Princess of Wales.
We retain reptilian reflexes deep in our minds (fight or flight) while the more complex structuring of knowledge (how to do statistics) is layered over those primitive networks.
a corresponding low; for every fictitious god-like moment an equivalent time in reptilian slime.
It comes from the most primitive part of what evolutionary psychologists call the reptilian brain, the part of the brain that governs instincts, heartbeat and breathing.
The primitive brain of man known as the reptilian brain is coupled with the limbic system.
It's called your reptilian brain, and it's a remnant of your genetic past.
But the carpentering party were able to do their work in safety, and when, after the interval for dinner had ended, Uncle Paul and his nephew carried on what Rodd called a reptilian execution, the Spaniard's crew were lying about in the sunshine asleep upon their deck.
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