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  • adjective large as a bear


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  • Tracy Madison lives in Northwestern Ohio with her husband, four children, a bear-sized dog, an obsessive-compulsive puppy, one snobby cat, and one attack cat.

    Blogging with Tracy Madison

  • “You mean, oops, I took my high-powered rifle, looked through the scope, and happened to fire at the bear-sized wolf in my crosshairs?” he suggested.

    The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf

  • The movie, also starring Jericho's Kenneth Mitchell, features base jumpers in a remote Tasmanian national park, who are pursued by grizzly bear-sized -- you guessed it -- Tasmanian Devils.

    Wonder Years' Danica McKellar Teams Up with Apolo Ohno for Syfy Original Movie

  • If some men can be described as laid-back, Berntsen is laid-forward, a bear-sized, gung-ho CIA officer with a pronounced Long Island accent who speaks Dari, one of the local Afghan languages.

    The Longest War

  • In fact, Mr. Ryan praised Mr. Roethlisberger, the Steelers' bear-sized quarterback, as tough, mobile and capable of dissecting defenses.

    Once a Caretaker, Now a Playmaker

  • Ms. Shreeveport has to work her way past a short, too-perky blonde and a bear-sized, bear


  • If the left wants to continue skewering the former governor of Alaska and keep Palin's name endlessly ringing in our ears, then they should do it by grousing about her lack of experience, of a record, and of her less than Mama Grizzly bear-sized compassion.

    Gordon Marino: Sarah Palin Has a Point

  • Many of the bear-sized rocks sitting in the shady pools were flocked in a dark green velvet of moss and sprinkled with long tawny needles from the white pines that favored the rock slope.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • Serviss, and Carl Sagan, who, apparently, imagined the possibility that "polar bear-sized creatures" roamed the surface of the Red Planet.

    Visions of Mars: a conversation with Carl Sagan

  • Nothing to do with grasping tasty bamboo; everything to do with constructing a bear-sized doobie and operating a Zippo to spark it up.

    All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up. - The Panda's Thumb


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